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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 8 diciembre 1954
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Hellenic Air Force
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 16
Total:Fatalidades: 19 / Ocupantes: 19
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Elefsis Air Base (   Grecia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Elefsis AB (LGEL), Grecia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Elefsis AB (LGEL), Grecia
Descripción:
The Dakota was engaged in parachute exercises over the airfield when a parachute got entangled with the plane, causing the pilot to lose control. The impacted the ground and burst into flames.
Three crew members, 12 officers and four soldiers died.

Fuentes:
» L'Unità 9-12-1954
» Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 8 December 1954, p6


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