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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 10 February 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-92051
C/n / msn: 11809
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mambare Bay (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lae-Nadzab Airport (LAE/AYNZ), Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Ditched 160 km SE of Lae after collision with USAAF C-47A 42-92038 (c/n 11794).

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


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