Date & Time: Nov 30, 1942
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-39 (DC-2)
Operator:
Registration:
38-516
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
MSN:
2073
YOM:
1939
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
En route, the crew encountered poor weather conditions with heavy rain falls. Five crew members were able to bail out. While probably attempting an emergency landing, the crew lost control of the aircraft that crashed in a pasture. Both pilots were killed.