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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Fecha:domingo 1 octubre 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DK (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-92062
Numéro de série: 11821
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 20
Total:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 24
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Humboldt Bay (   Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cyclops Airfield, Papúa Nueva Guinea
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Finschhafen Airport (FIN), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Descripción:
Crashed at Humboldt Bay, Papua New Guinea. The aircraft operated on a flight from Cyclops Field to Finschhafen.

Fuentes:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
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Distance from Cyclops Airfield to Finschhafen Airport as the crow flies is 923 km (577 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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Douglas DC-3

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  • 1154th loss
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 Papúa Nueva Guinea
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  • 6th worst accident (actualmente)
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