Accident Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3) 43-15691, Tuesday 27 March 1951
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Date:Tuesday 27 March 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-15691
MSN: 20157
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:2,8 km N off Matagorda Island AFB, TX (MGI) -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Austin-Bergstrom AFB, TX (KAUS)
Destination airport:Matagorda Island AFB, TX (MGI)
The aircraft crashed into five feet of water on approach to Matagorda Island AFB, Texas, at night. One occupant was injured.


Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
The Victoria Advocat 28 March 1951, p12

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