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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Date:Wednesday 24 August 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-16330
MSN: 20796
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Guam-North Field AFB (UAM) (   Guam)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Guam-North Field AFB (UAM/PGUA), Guam
Destination airport:?
Crashed and destroyed by fire when left engine failed on take-off. Three crew and six passengers unhurt.

» The Evening Independent 27 August 1949, p2


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