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Last updated: 28 January 2022
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Datum:Dienstag 16 November 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-23589
Werknummer: 9451
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 14
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 19
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Carnarvon Gorge, QLD (   Australien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD (ACF/YBAF), Australien
Unfallbericht:
Took off from Darwin on a flight bound for Brisbane. Flew into a violent electrical storm and crashed at Carnarvon Gorge and everyone died in the crash.

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