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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172730
Last updated: 11 November 2020
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Date:23-MAR-1947
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D-10-DC (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 42-72670
C/n / msn: 10775
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:40 km SE of Stephensville, NFL -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Westover AFB, MA
Destination airport:Stephensville, NFL
Narrative:
Crash-landed on a plateau in Anguille Mountains. Five crew and four passengers rescued, slightly injured.

Sources:

El Litoral 24 March 1947, p1/25 March 1947, p2
AAIR
Evening Star 28 March 1947, pA2 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jan-2015 18:32 TB Added
11-Nov-2020 14:09 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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