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Last updated: 24 January 2022
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Fecha:sábado 7 agosto 1943
Hora:05:20
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: 41-7733
Numéro de série: 4212
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 23
Total:Fatalidades: 27 / Ocupantes: 27
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:SE off Townsville, QLD (   Australia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Townsville Airport, QLD (TSV/YBTL), Australia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD (ACF/YBAF), Australia
Descripción:
The C-47, part of the Allied Directorate of Air Transport (ADAT) fleet with call sign VH-CCE, crashed into Cleveland Bay.

Fuentes:
» Peter Dunn's Australia @ war


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Distance from Townsville Airport, QLD to Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD as the crow flies is 1118 km (699 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 299th loss
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