Accident Douglas R4D-8 (Super DC-3) 17241, Tuesday 31 March 1959
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Date:Tuesday 31 March 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas R4D-8 (Super DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 17241
MSN: 43343
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 20
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Napoli-Capodichino Airport (NAP) -   Italy
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Napoli-Capodichino Airport (NAP/LIRN)
Destination airport:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML)
Crashed after takeoff due to engine failure. One worker on the ground was killed.


La Stampa 1 April 1959, p7
US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
L'Unità, 1-4-1959
El Litoral, 31-3-1959 p.1
Het vr?e volk, 1-4-1959


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