Accident Douglas C-47D 43-48457, Friday 10 February 1950
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Date:Friday 10 February 1950
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47D
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-48457
MSN: 25718/14273
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX) -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Sacramento-Mather AFB, CA (MHR/KMHR)
Destination airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Narrative:
The aircraft undershot the runway while attempting to land at Los Angeles International Airport, California, USA. The undercarriage struck a fence along Redondo Boulevard and the aircraft crashed. A fire erupted, but all seven on board escaped.
Rain and fog limited visibility at the airport/

Sources:

Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
Daily News (Los Angeles), 11 February 1950

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