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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:Wednesday 12 September 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-5-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A65-38
MSN: 12249
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Maprik-Hayfields Airfield (HYF) (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Hayfields Airport (HYF), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
Crashed on landing. Dual civil registration VH-CUH.

Sources:
» Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site
» www.pacificwrecks.com


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