Accident Douglas C-54D-15-DC (DC-4) 43-17208, Sunday 6 March 1955
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Date:Sunday 6 March 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54D-15-DC (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-17208
MSN: 22158
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:32 km NW of Taitung -   Taiwan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Okinawa (unknown airport)
Destination airport:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH)
The C-54 transport plane impacted the side of a mountain at 9000 feet


Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Mar 7, 1955


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