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Last updated: 9 December 2021
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Date:Thursday 20 August 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54G-10-DO (DC-4)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 45-602
MSN: 36055
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:7,5 km (4.7 mls) NE of Homestead AFB, FL (HST) (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Homestead AFB, FL (HST/KHST), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed and burned in a swamp just after take-off. The occupants suffered minor injuries.

Sources:
» Sarasota Herald-Tribune 21 August 1970, p7A
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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