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Last updated: 24 January 2022
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Datum:maandag 18 januari 1943
Tijd:09:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 41-38667
Constructienummer: 6050
Bouwjaar: 1942
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Wau Airport (WUG) (   Papoea-Nieuw-Guinea)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Port Moresby (unknown airport), Papoea-Nieuw-Guinea
Vliegveld van aankomst:Wau Airport (WUG/AYWU), Papoea-Nieuw-Guinea
Beschrijving:
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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