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Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Datum:Donnerstag 9 Februar 1956
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas SC-47D
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-16411
Werknummer: 20877
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Cheyenne Airport, WY (CYS) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Cheyenne Airport, WY (CYS/KCYS), USA
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Veered off runway on takeoff and struck a snow bank. The co-pilot was killed by a broken propeller blade that had penetrated the cockpit.

Informationsquelle:
» San Bernardino Sun 10 February 1956
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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