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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Fecha:domingo 15 agosto 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 41-18682
Numéro de série: 6088
Año de Construcción: 1942
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Tsili Tsili (   Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Port Moresby (unknown airport), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tsili Tsili Airfield, Papúa Nueva Guinea
The Douglas C-47 transport plane took off from Port Moresby, bound for Tsili Tsili Airfield. It was shot down in the Tsili Tsili area by Nakajima Ki-43 Oscar. The pilot attempted to crash land between trees, and crashed near Tsili Tsili.
One passenger initially survived but died later that day in hospital.

» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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