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Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Date:Saturday 29 May 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:nr Uelkal, Chukotka (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Uelkal Airport, Russia
Narrative:
Flew into the side of a hill while descending through clouds.
Uelkal was an airfield used as a refueling stop for aircraft being ferried from the U.S. to the Soviet Union for use on the Western Front during World War II.

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