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Accident description
Last updated: 19 August 2018
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Date:Thursday 9 March 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-39 (DC-2)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 38-530
C/n / msn: 2087
First flight: 1939
Engines: 2 Wright R-1820-55
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Molesworth, VIC (   Australia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Force-landed due to carburettor icing and struck trees. The airplane carried radio callsign markings "VH-CCF".

Sources:
» Aviation News 11-24 January 1985


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