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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:Saturday 5 June 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A65-120
MSN: 33461/16713
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1.5 km (0.9 mls) NW off Iwakuni MCAS (   Japan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Iwakuni MCAS (IWK/RJOI), Japan
Destination airport:Iwakuni MCAS (IWK/RJOI), Japan
Narrative:
Ditched off the Japanese coast following a fire in the port engine.

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


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