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Last updated: 24 October 2021
Datum:Montag 7 April 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-17210
Werknummer: 22160
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Jefferson City, MT (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Great Falls AFB, MT (GFA/KGFA), USA
Flug nach:Oakland Municipal Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK), USA
Crashed and burned on a mountain while flying trough a snow squall on a ferry flight.

» The Straits Times 9 April 1952, p3
» Spokane Daily Chronicle 8 April 1952, p2


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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 Great Falls AFB, MT to Oakland Municipal Airport, CA as the crow flies is 1401 km (875 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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