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Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Date:Sunday 24 January 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-38666
C/n / msn: 6049
First flight: 1942
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Port Moresby-Wards Airfield (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Hit by Consolidated B-24 Liberator at Port Moresby-Wards Airfield, Papua New Guinea.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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