Accident Douglas C-54A-15-DC (DC-4) 42-72264, Monday 19 March 1945
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Date:Monday 19 March 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54A-15-DC (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-72264
MSN: 10369
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:6,5 km off Rock Harbor, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Homestead AAF, FL (HST/KHST)
Destination airport:Homestead AAF, FL (HST/KHST)
The C-54 departed on a local training mission out of Homestead AAF, FL. It crashed offshore into 19 feet of water. The wreckage was located the next day.


Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 3: August 1944-December 1945 / Anthony J. Mireles


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