Accident Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3) 43-15379, Tuesday 29 April 1952
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Date:Tuesday 29 April 1952
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-15379
MSN: 19845
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Dentist C -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Seoul (unknown airport)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The C-47 aircraft of the 21st Troop Carrier Squadron was participating in the evacuation of the American wounded in Korea. It was enroute from Seoul to Cho-do Island off the west coast of North Korea. It crashed in the water just off "Dentist C".

Sources:

US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)
Arlington National Cemetery website; Benjamin H. Woodruff, Jr.

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