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Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:Dienstag 16 November 1943
Zeit:ca 15:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-5-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-23420
Werknummer: 9282
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 19
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2,4 km (1.5 Meilen) SSE of Rewan Homestead, QLD (   Australien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Cloncurry Airport, QLD (CNJ/YCCY), Australien
Flug nach:Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD (YBAF), Australien
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft broke up in mid-air in a violent storm over Rewan Station, south of Springsure, Queensland, Australia. All 19 occupants, five Americans and fourteen Australians, died in the crash.

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Distance from Cloncurry Airport, QLD to Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD as the crow flies is 1476 km (923 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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