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Last updated: 27 January 2022
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Fecha:lunes 2 julio 1945
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: KN344
Numéro de série: 32660/15912
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Samarai Island (   Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Townsville-Garbutt Airfield, QLD (TSV/YBTL), Australia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Crashed due to bad weather. Aboard was freight for the Royal Australian Navy.
The airplane operated on a cargo flight from Mascot Airport, Australia to Momote Airfield, PNG with en route stops at Townsville-Garbutt Airfield and an airfield in the Milne Bay area.
Crew:
Pilot F/Lt Charles Raymond Kerferd Young, 425802 RAAF (KIA)
Navigator F/O Frederick Dunlop Rutledge, 426164 RAAF (KIA)
Radio W/O Kenneth Clement Bevan, 1140088 RAF (KIA).

Fuentes:
» pacificwrecks.com


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