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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:Sunday 30 November 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-50-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 45-1066
MSN: 34336/17069
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:100 km (62.5 mls) SSW of Tokyo (   Japan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted the crater of Mount Hoeizan, a secondary peak on the southeastern side of Mount Fuji.
The wreckage was located on 2 December 1947.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Morning Tribune 2 December 1847, p9


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