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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Fecha:viernes 26 abril 1963
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 35 km NE of Albuquerque-Kirtland AFB, NM (ABQ) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Denver-Lowry AFB, CO, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Albuquerque-Kirtland AFB, NM (ABQ/KABQ), Estados Unidos de América
Crashed and burnt in a dry creek at Diamond Tail Ranch near Albuquerque, NM.
The aircraft was flying Andrews AFB to March AFB with en route stops at Wright-Patterson AFB, Lowry AFB and Kirtland AFB.

» Passauer Neue Presse 27 April 1963, p24
» Albuquerque Journal April 27,1963


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Denver-Lowry AFB, CO to Albuquerque-Kirtland AFB, NM as the crow flies is 538 km (336 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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