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Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Date:Friday 17 August 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A65-7
MSN: 9288
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tarakan Airport (TRK) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Tarakan-Juwata Airport (TRK/WALR), Indonesia
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair when it ran off the runway at Tarakan. Dual civil registration VHCTG.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site


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