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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Date:Wednesday 12 January 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-23722
C/n / msn: 9584
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Espirítu Santo-Pekoa Field (SON) (   Vanuatu)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Espirítu Santo-Pekoa Field (SON/NVSS), Vanuatu


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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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