Accident Douglas C-47B-45-DK (DC-3) 45-954, Wednesday 26 April 1950
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Date:Wednesday 26 April 1950
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B-45-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 45-954
MSN: 34217/16957
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:4 km E of Leon Springs, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:San Antonio-Kelly AFB, TX (SKF/KSKF)
Destination airport:San Antonio-Kelly AFB, TX (SKF/KSKF)
Narrative:
The C-47 crashed following structural failure.

Sources:

Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
Prescott Evening Courier - Apr 26, 1950

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