Other Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) N76, Wednesday 6 November 1974
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Date:Wednesday 6 November 1974
Time:14:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Federal Aviation Administration - FAA
Registration: N76
MSN: 4279
Year of manufacture:1942
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Other
Location:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
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Narrative:
A fire, believed to have been caused by sparks from a welder's torch, broke out in a hangar at Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC). The hangar was owned by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) part of which was leased by Reeve Aleutian Airways. The FAA lost one DC-3 plane in the fire (N76). Reeve lost a L-188PF Electra (N7140C) and an YS-11A (N172RV). It took fire fighters three hours to control the fire. The airport was closed for 1,5 hours.

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24 July 1944 41-7792 United States Army Air Force - USAAF New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA) w/o

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