Accident Douglas C-54G-5-DO (DC-4) 45-569, Wednesday 26 January 1955
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Date:Wednesday 26 January 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54G-5-DO (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 45-569
MSN: 36022
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:off Ocean Weather Station Echo [35°N 48°W] -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores (TER/LPLA)
Destination airport:Bermuda-Kindley Field NAS (NWU)
The C-54 transport plane was short on fuel and was not able to reach Bermuda. The pilot ditched the plane near the Coast Guard cutter Coos Bay.


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