When plane crash of Raunheim of January 28, 1952 crashed in the morning a transport aircraft of the US Air Force in the Hessian town Raunheim . The Fairchild C-82 with registration number 45-57791 and serial number 10161 was flying in formation with eleven other aircraft of the same type when it suddenly caught fire. 
Three residents of the house at Haßlocher Straße 28 as well as a dog and a goat were killed. The five-man crew of the aircraft was able to jump off with the parachute. The commander had tried to predict the flight path of the burning machine in such a way that it would crash in the open. However, the plane brushed against a mast and was thereby directed precisely onto the only two houses in the vicinity. 
- Accident report C-82A Packet 45-57791 , Aviation Safety Network (English), accessed on August 15, 2016.
- Rüdiger Koslowski: School start was a matter of life and death: Misfortune - On January 28, 1952, a US plane crashed into Raunheim's residential building - pilots saved themselves, three residents died. (No longer available online.) In: Echo online . January 28, 2012, archived from the original on December 27, 2014 ; accessed on December 27, 2014 .