Date & Time: May 9, 1951
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Patuxent River - Patuxent River
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Patuxent River NAS, while in initial climb, the airplane stalled and crashed. Both pilots were killed while all five passengers were injured. The aircraft was destroyed.
Failure of the left engine shortly after rotation.