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Datum:Mittwoch 1 Dezember 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: 42-23659
Werknummer: 9521
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Port Moresby (   Papua Neuguinea)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Townsville-Garbutt Airfield, QLD (TSV/YBTL), Australien
Flug nach:Port Moresby (unknown airport), Papua Neuguinea
Unfallbericht:
Both engines of the C-47A transport plane failed at 4,000 feet and the aircraft force landed in a swamp near Galley Reach and the Vanapa River.

Informationsquelle:
» PacificWrecks
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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