Accident Douglas VC-47D (DC-3) 43-49093, Wednesday 25 November 1953
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Date:Wednesday 25 November 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas VC-47D (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-49093
MSN: 26354/14909
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Camp A.P. Hill, VA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Washington-Bolling AFB, DC (BOF/KBOF)
Destination airport:Montgomery (unknown airport), AL
The flight crew attempted an emergency landing on an unpaved runway at Camp A.P. Hill in Caroline County, Virginia, USA after engine trouble. The aircraft ran into a clump of trees at the end of the too short runway. Both wings were sheared off and the nose was crushed. The three crew were injured.


The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
The Free Lance-Star 25 November 1953, p1

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