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Last updated: 16 January 2022
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 18 enero 1943
Hora:09:12
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 41-38667
Numéro de série: 6050
Año de Construcción: 1942
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Wau Airport (WUG) (   Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Port Moresby (unknown airport), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Wau Airport (WUG/AYWU), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Descripción:
A group of ten C-47s took off from Port Moresby transporting personnel to Wau Airfield.
Third to land, C-47 41-38667 approached too low and clipped trees. It crashed 250 meters from the northern end of the runway.

Fuentes:
» pacificwrecks.com


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