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    Airframe Family: Douglas DC-1 / DC-2/R2D / DC-3 Dakota / C-47/R4D Skytrain / C-53 Skytrooper
    Latest Model:DC-3A-269
    Construction Number:02131
    Last Civil Registration:N21716
    Latest Owner or Location:Lake Central Airlines

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    Event

    Constructed as a DC-3A-269.

    To unknown owner with c/r NC21716.

    By 15 December 1952

    To Lake Central Airlines with c/r N21716 (Douglas DC-3A-269, 2131).

    15 December 1952

    Crashed.
    Summary: The damage to the airframe was minor. There were 28,567 hours on the airframe at the time. The domestic scheduled passenger flight departed Indianapolis Airport, IN, United States of America and was destined for Richmond Municipal Airport, IN (RID/KRID), United States of America. The accident occurred at Richmond Airport, IN (RID) (United States of America) while landing. The airframe was repaired. Narrative: Flight 21 departed Indianapolis at 09:18 and was cleared direct to Richmond at a cruising altitude of 2300 feet...

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