Date: October 24, 1954
Time: 1750
Location: Near Nice, Italy
Operator: Military - U.S. Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Rome - Lyons
AC Type: Douglas C-47A-DL
Registration: 43-16044
cn / ln: 20510
Aboard: 21   (passengers:18  crew:3)
Fatalities: 21   (passengers:18  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed in the Alps, 25 miles northeast of Nice, on the French/Italian border while en route. The instrument flight plan the pilot filed indicated a cruising height that was lower than the authorized minimum altitude required to clear the mountains.

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