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Last updated: 24 January 2022
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Datum:Montag 18 Januar 1943
Zeit:09:12
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 41-38667
Werknummer: 6050
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Wau Airport (WUG) (   Papua Neuguinea)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Port Moresby (unknown airport), Papua Neuguinea
Flug nach:Wau Airport (WUG/AYWU), Papua Neuguinea
Unfallbericht:
A group of ten C-47s took off from Port Moresby transporting personnel to Wau Airfield.
Third to land, C-47 41-38667 approached too low and clipped trees. It crashed 250 meters from the northern end of the runway.

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