- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 27, 1950
Time: 04:30
Location: Off O-shima Island, Japan
Operator: Military - U.S. Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Douglas C-47D
Registration: 44-76439A
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 26   (passengers:23  crew:3)
Fatalities: 25   (passengers:22  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft took off from O-shima and reached an altitude of 3,500 feet after which a sudden unexplained descent was made until it crashed into the sea. The surviving witness stated the aircraft hit two moderate bumps followed by dimming of the lights before the descent.
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