CFIT Accident Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3) 42-100488, Thursday 6 December 1951
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Date:Thursday 6 December 1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-100488
MSN: 18951
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:32 km E of Marseille -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tripoli-Wheelus Air Base (MJI/HLLM)
Destination airport:Marseille-Marignane Airport (MRS/LFML)
Narrative:
Crashed into mountain (Massif de la Sainte-Baume). Found two days later.

Sources:

Passauer Neue Presse 10 December 1951
Gastonia Gazette 7 December,1951

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