Accident Douglas C-47D (DC-3) 45-1078, Wednesday 13 February 1952
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Date:Wednesday 13 February 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 45-1078
MSN: 34348/17081
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Mauna Kea, Hawaii -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Hilo-General Lynham Field, HI (ITO/PHTO)
Crashed and burned on the Mauna Kea mountain, Hawaii, killing both crew members.


The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
Honolulu Star-Bulletin 14 Feb 1952


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