Accident Douglas C-54G-15-DO (DC-4) 45-563, Tuesday 18 January 1949
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Date:Tuesday 18 January 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54G-15-DO (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 45-563
MSN: 36016
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:10 km E of Fassberg -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF/EDBB)
Destination airport:Faßberg Air Base (ETHS)
Crashed and burned 10 km E of Fassberg, Germany. The Skymaster was part of Berlin Airlift. 1st/Lt. Robert P. Weaver (pilot) killed.


USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
Huschke, Wolfgang J. /Die Rosinenbomber
Die Rosinenbomber, Die Berliner Luftbrücke 1948/49
The Unheralded: Men an Woman of the Berlin Blockade and Airlift/Edward Gere


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