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  • Does anyone know what kind of plane this is?

    12/07/2017 11:51:02 AM PST · by Beowulf9 · 93 replies
    personal photo ^ | 12/7/2017 | Beowulf9
    This plane passed over my house today. It flew low and looks like an old time plane. I'm thinking it has something to do with Pearl Harbor Day? I heard it as it passed over, flying pretty low. Had an old time motor sound and so I ran out to see what kind of plane it was, bringing my camera as I did. Snapped the shot as it was flying over my neighbors yard. Wish I had caught it over my own yard, would've been a better shot. Anyway going to ask if anyone out there recognizes this type of...
  • 11 killed in South African Air Force C-47 Dakota crash

    12/17/2012 8:48:35 PM PST · by JerseyanExile · 12 replies
    Flight Global ^ | December 6, 2012 | Dave Majumdar
    A South African Air Force (SAAF) Douglas C-47 Dakota transport aircraft crashed in the Giants Castle area of the Drakensberg mountain range on 5 December, according to the South African government. The World War Two era aircraft was flying from Waterkloof air force base near the South African capital of Pretoria to Mthatha airport in the Eastern Cape Province when it went missing at about 09:45 local. "After the expected time of arrival and no communication from the aircraft, the SAAF activated a search and rescue mission. Severe weather conditions in the area hindered the continuation of the search and...