Accident Douglas R4D-5S (DC-3) 17131, Tuesday 4 February 1947
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Date:Tuesday 4 February 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas R4D-5S (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 17131
MSN: 12275
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing, written off
Location:off Assateague Island, ME -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Portsmouth AFB, NH (PSM/KPSM)
Destination airport:Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA (NGU/KNGU)
The aircraft disappeared in a storm at night; four crew and six passengers on board.


The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
The Free Lance-Star 7 February 1947, p1
Biddeford Daily Journal February 5,1947

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