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Last updated: 15 November 2018
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Date:Saturday 16 September 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-93302
C/n / msn: 13199
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Nadzab-No.1 Strip (LAE) (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Two USAAF C-47A aircraft (42-93302, c/n 13199 and 42-93306, c/n 13203) were damaged beyond repair in a taxiing accident at Nadzab.

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


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