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Fecha:martes 27 marzo 1945
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 43-16011
Numéro de série: 20477
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 20
Total:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 24
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Ubicación:at an unknown location (   Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN/YCKN), Australia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Finschhafen Airport (FIN), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Descripción:
Missing en route.

The wreckage of this aircraft has never been located. It is believed to be somewhere in the mountains of the Saruwaged Range, Papua New Guinea.

Fuentes:
» Peter Dunn's Australia @ war
» PacificWrecks.com


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Distance from Cooktown Airport, QLD to Finschhafen Airport as the crow flies is 1020 km (637 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
  • 1711th loss
  • 556th accidente fatal
  • 13th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 132nd worst accident (actualmente)
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 Papúa Nueva Guinea
  • The worst accident (a la hora)
  • 6th worst accident (actualmente)
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