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Last updated: 15 June 2021
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 27 diciembre 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-5 (DC-3)
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 12432
Numéro de série: 9529
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 24
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:New Caledonia and Vanuatu (   Océano Pacífico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nouméa-Tontouta Airport (NOU/NWWW), Nueva Caledonia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Espirítu Santo-Pekoa Airport (SON/NVSS), Vanuatu
Descripción:
Missing over the Pacific Ocean.

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


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Distance from Nouméa-Tontouta Airport to Espirítu Santo-Pekoa Airport as the crow flies is 729 km (456 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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