Airplane Crash - Near Charleston, West Virginia 04/08/1951

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Charleston, West Virginia


Date04/08/1951
Time11:35
LocationNear Charleston, West Virginia
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Air Force
RouteGodman AFB - Charleston, WV
TypeDouglas C-47B-DK
Registration43-48298
Cn/In25559
Aboard21
Fatalities21
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed into a wooded area, 8 miles NE of Charlston, after making a final turn to land at Kanawha County Airport. Both wings were sheared off and the aircraft burst into flames.

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