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Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Date:Wednesday 24 September 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54 (DC-4)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:692 km (432.5 mls) S of Guam (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Manus Island-Momote Airport (MAS/AYMO), Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:Guam (unknown airport), Guam
Narrative:
Crew bailed out over sea. Rescued from four life rafts.

Sources:
» Evening Star 25 September 1947, p1


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