Airplane Crash - Near Maxton, North Carolina 09/20/1943

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Maxton, North Carolina


Date09/20/1943
Time08:50
LocationNear Maxton, North Carolina
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Army Air Forces
TypeDouglas C-53D-DO
Registration42-68729
Cn/In11656
Aboard25
Fatalities25
Ground0
SummaryCrashed into a wooded area after nearly colliding with a glider being towed by another aircraft. The evasive maneuver caused the aircraft to stall and crash.

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