Accident Douglas C-47B-10-DK (DC-3) 43-48936, Thursday 23 January 1947
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Date:Thursday 23 January 1947
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B-10-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-48936
MSN: 26197/14752
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:10,4 km N of Seattle/Sand Point NAS, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Great Falls International Airport, MT (GTF/KGTF)
Destination airport:Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA (TCM/KTCM)
Narrative:
Crashed. Two crew members bailed out safely; the pilot was found dead in the wreckage.

Sources:

The Evening Independent 24 January 1947, p1
Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)

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