Airplane Crash - Sweetwater, Texas 04/20/1945

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Sweetwater, Texas


Date04/20/1945
Time06:40
LocationSweetwater, Texas
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Army Air Forces
RouteMidland, TX - Nashville, TN
TypeDouglas C-47-DL
Registration41-18451
Cn/In4513
Aboard25
Fatalities25
Ground0
SummaryBroke-up after entering an area of thunderstorms. Initial structural failure involved the elevator followed by the entire aircraft.

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