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Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Datum:Freitag 7 März 1952
Zeit:15:40
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 42-100593
Werknummer: 19056
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Guggi Glacier, nr Jungfrau Mtn., Swiss Alps (   Schweiz)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD), Spanien
Flug nach:Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base (ETGV), Deutschland
Unfallbericht:
The plane crashed into a mountain as a result of a navigation fault. The airplane operated on a flight from Madrid, Spain.

Informationsquelle:
» Zerschellt im Hochgebirge / Roger Cornioley


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Distance from Madrid-Barajas Airport to Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base as the crow flies is 1444 km (903 miles).

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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