Accident Douglas VC-47A (DC-3) 42-93809, Wednesday 9 April 1952
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Date:Wednesday 9 April 1952
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas VC-47A (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-93809
MSN: 13762
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Camp Edwards, MA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Falmouth-Otis AFB, MA (FMH/KFMH)
Destination airport:Niagara Falls International Airport, NY (IAG/KIAG)
Narrative:
Mid-air collision with a USAF Lockheed F-94B Starfire (51-5407) at an altitude of 5000-7000 feet.

Sources:

The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
Chicago Tribune, April 10, 1952

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