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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:Wednesday 11 April 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas TC-47B
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 44-76739
MSN: 33071/16323
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:19 km (11.9 mls) NE of Oklahoma City, OK (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Oklahoma City-Tinker Field, OK (TIK/KTIK), United States of America
Destination airport:Oklahoma City-Tinker Field, OK (TIK/KTIK), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed following an engine failure during a test flight. The aircraft had just been manufactured at the Douglas facility at Oklahoma City.

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