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Date:Saturday 31 January 1942
Type:Douglas R3D-2 (DC-5)
Operator:United States Marine Corps
Registration: 1904
MSN: 609
First flight: 1940
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Australian coast (   Australia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down by Japanese submarine and crashed on an island off Australian coast.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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