Accident Douglas C-54D-5-DC (DC-4) 42-72558, Friday 16 January 1953
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Date:Friday 16 January 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54D-5-DC (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-72558
MSN: 10663
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:1,5 km E of Stephenville-Ernest Harmon AFB, NL (YJT) -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:St. John's Airport, NL (YYT/CYYT)
Destination airport:Stephenville-Ernest Harmon AFB, NL (YJT/CYJT)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed on rocky terrain while on finals to Harmon AFB (YJT).


Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
Spokane Daily Chronicle - Jan 16, 1953


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