Accident Douglas R4D-1 (DC-3) 05051, Thursday 21 January 1943
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Date:Thursday 21 January 1943
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas R4D-1 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 05051
MSN: 4555
Year of manufacture:1942
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:12 km N of Flagstaff, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kansas City (unknown airport), MO
Destination airport:San Pedro Naval Air Base, CA (SPQ)
Narrative:
Hit the slope of Fremont Peak, near Flagstaff, AZ. The wreckage was discovered 16 May 1943.

Sources:

Evening Star 17 May 1943, p2
US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher

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