Aviation Photo #0657615 Douglas C-47D Skytrain (DC-3) - USA - Air Force

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Although still carrying Pennsylvania ANG markings from its previous operator, the aircraft had been taken on charge by the Alaska ANG on 11 Oct 1957 but was not yet overpainted. The aircraft crashed 4 miles from Gustavus on 23 Nov 1957 while attempting an instrument landing during light snowfall. The 7 passengers survived but the 4 crewmembers sadly died.
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    Cable Wells
    USA - Air Force
    Douglas C-47D Skytrain (DC-3)
    Douglas DC-3 (C-47/53/117/R4D/Skytrain/Dakota)
    Douglas DC-3 (C-47/53/117/R4D/Skytrain/Dakota)
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    43-49403
    Gustavus
    Alaska
    USA
    July 17, 2004
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