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Date:Friday 27 August 1943
Time:10:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-23698
MSN: 9560
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Winima (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Wau Airport (WUG/AYWU), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
Loaded with a cargo of bombs and ammunition, the plane crashed under unknown circumstances. The entire crew of four and three passengers perished in the crash.

Sources:
» pacificwrecks.com


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