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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 25 January 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53D-DO (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-68751
C/n / msn: 11678
First flight: 1943
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:11 km (6.9 mls) NE of Mano, TX (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed near Mano, TX following engine problems.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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