Accident Douglas C-54B-1-DC (DC-4) 42-72372, Monday 18 June 1945
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Date:Monday 18 June 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54B-1-DC (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-72372
MSN: 10477
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:96 km ESE of Biskra Airport (BSK) -   Algeria
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Casablanca (unknown airport)
Destination airport:
The C-54B took off from Casablanca, French West Africa (now Morocco) on a ferrying flight to Karachi, India. The aircraft crashed, due to severe turbulence, 75 miles southeast of Biskra, Algeria.

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