Accident Douglas VC-47D (DC-3) 43-48405, Tuesday 4 January 1949
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Date:Tuesday 4 January 1949
Time:18:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas VC-47D (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-48405
MSN: 25666/14221
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:5 km SE of Weimar, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ogden-Hill AFB, UT (HIF/KHIF)
Destination airport:Sacramento-McClellan AFB, CA (MCC/KMCC)
Narrative:
Crashed at night after engine fire.

Sources:

El Tiempo 6 January 1949, p8
Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
Oakland Tribune January 5,1949

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