Date: March 04, 1954
Time: 1430
Location: Near St. Etienne de Tinee, France
Operator: Military - U.S. Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Tripoli, Libya - Hahn, W Germany
AC Type: Douglas C-47A-DL
Registration: 42-24096A
cn / ln: 9958
Aboard: 20   (passengers:18  crew:2)
Fatalities: 20   (passengers:18  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The 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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