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Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Datum:Dienstag 8 Juni 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-5 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 12406
Werknummer: 9178
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 24 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Noumea-Tontouta Airport (NOU) (   New Caledonia)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Nouméa-Tontouta Airport (NOU/NWWW),
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in St. Vincent's Bay, shortly after takeoff from Toutouta Airport.

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


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 205th loss
  • 67th Fataler Unfall
  • 2nd worst accident (Zu diesem Zeitpunkt)
  • 132nd worst accident (Momentan)
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 New Caledonia
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  • 2nd worst accident (Momentan)
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