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Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Date:Tuesday 16 July 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-15867
MSN: 20333
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Hsinchu (   Taiwan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Angeles City-Clark Air Base (CRK/RPMK), Philippines
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed. All seven crew and nine passengers were killed.

Sources:
» The Kansas City Times 17 July 1957


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Douglas DC-3

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