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Accident description
Last updated: 21 February 2018
Date:Sunday 28 February 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49F-DO
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-56628
C/n / msn: 2255
First flight: 1940
Engines: 2 Wright R-1820-71
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) NE of Austin-del Valle AAB, TX (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?

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