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Last updated: 20 September 2021
Status:
Datum:Dienstag 27 November 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 43-16261
Werknummer: 20727
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Bruas (   Malaysia)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Singapore-Kallang Airport, Singapur
Flug nach:Butterworth Airport (BWH/WMKB), Malaysia
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft crashed on a forested slope, 600 m above sea level.

Informationsquelle:
» key.aero
» Malaya Historical Group
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Pacificwrecks.com


Fotos

photo of Douglas-C-47B-43-16261
accident date: 27-11-1945
type: Douglas C-47B (DC-3)
registration: 43-16261
photo of Douglas-C-47B-43-16261
accident date: 27-11-1945
type: Douglas C-47B (DC-3)
registration: 43-16261
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Singapore-Kallang Airport to Butterworth Airport as the crow flies is 600 km (375 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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