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Last updated: 29 November 2021
Date:Sunday 23 July 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-92049
MSN: 11806
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Humboldt Bay (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Hollandia Airfield, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
Destination airport:Biak (unknown airport), Indonesia
The C-47A departed Hollandia at 06:34, bound for Biak. The aircraft crashed near Humboldt Bay.

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


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