Accident Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3) 43-48775, Saturday 16 March 1946
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Date:Saturday 16 March 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-48775
MSN: 26036/14591
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:11 km WNW of Zirc -   Hungary
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Tulln/Langenlebarn-Brumowski Air Base (LOXT)
Destination airport:Beograd-Dojno Polje Airport
Crashed due to bad weather.


Evening Star 19 March 1946, p3
Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
Air Britain: Jennifer Gradidge, DC-3 - The first 70 years, published 2006

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