Accident Douglas C-54D-5-DC (DC-4) 42-72629, Wednesday 12 January 1949
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Date:Wednesday 12 January 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54D-5-DC (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-72629
MSN: 10734
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:4 km E of Frankfurt Rhein-Main Air Force Base (FRF) -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Berlin (unknown airport)
Destination airport:Frankfurt-Rhein-Main AFB (FRF/EDAF)
Crashed on approach in a snowstorm. The C-54 was part of the Berlin Airlift.


USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
Die Rosinenbomber, Die Berliner Luftbrücke 1948/49 / Huschke, Wolfgang J.


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