Other Douglas R4D-8 (Super DC-3) 17188, Thursday 22 November 1962
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Date:Thursday 22 November 1962
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3S model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas R4D-8 (Super DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 17188
MSN: 43384
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Wright R-1820-80
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Other
Location:Sentinel Ridge -   Antarctica
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Sentinel Ridge
Narrative:
Its ski landing gear collapsed on landing.

Sources:

A history of the famous vx-6 squadron's aviators. The men who flew the frozen continent and the polar ice cap 1955-1999 / By Noel Gillespie

Images:


photo (c) US Navy; Nimrod Glacier, Antarctica; 30 November 1960; (publicdomain)

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