CFIT Accident Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4) 41-37277, Tuesday 20 June 1944
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Date:Tuesday 20 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4)
Owner/operator:USAAF, opb Trans World Airlines - TWA
Registration: 41-37277
MSN: 3067
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:55 km NW of Millinocket, ME -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Stephenville Air Base, NL (YJT/CYJT)
Destination airport:Washington-National Airport, DC (DCA/KDCA)
The C-54 transport plane operated on a routine mail/cargo flight between England and Washington, DC, USA. The flight was operated by a crew supplied by Trans World Airlines.
On the final leg to Washington, the airplane flew into the south side of Fort Mountain at an elevation of about 3900 feet.

Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 2: July 1943-July 1944 / Anthony J. Mireles
Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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