Accident Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3) 42-100912, Saturday 5 January 1952
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Date:Saturday 5 January 1952
Time:17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-100912
MSN: 19375
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Burtonwood RAF Station (BUT) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Burtonwood RAF Station (BUT/EGOB)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Lockheed P2V-2 Neptune (122443) operated by the United States Navy undershot the runway during a hot landing at RAF Burtonwood and collided with a USAF Douglas C-47 (42-100912). One crew member on the Neptune and Six others on the C-47 were killed. Fifteen others were injured, 11 on the Neptune and 4 on the C-47.

Sources:

US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
Accident-Report.com
Chicago Tribune, 6-1-1952

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