Airplane Crash - Near St. Etienne De Tinee, France 03/04/1954

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near St. Etienne de Tinee, France


Date03/04/1954
Time14:30
LocationNear St. Etienne de Tinee, France
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Air Force
RouteTripoli, Libya - Hahn, W Germany
TypeDouglas C-47A-DL
Registration42-24096A
Cn/In9958
Aboard20
Fatalities20
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft struck a mountain and disintegrated at an altitude of 8,000 ft. while en route. The accident occurred in snow and low overcast conditions. The plane had drifted off the prescribed course and no wind drift correction had been made.

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