Accident Douglas C-47D (DC-3) 43-49527, Sunday 15 April 1951
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Date:Sunday 15 April 1951
Time:23:00
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: 43-49527
MSN: 26788/15343
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:10 km N of Solano, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Riverside-March AFB, CA (RIV/KRIV)
Destination airport:Novato-Hamilton AFB, CA
Narrative:
Crashed during a flight from Riverside-March AFB, California to Novato-Hamilton AFB, California. One of the three crew members was seriously injured.

Sources:

Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
El Tiempo 16 April 1951, p8
El Litoral 16-4-1951

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