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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Date:Tuesday 2 January 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-15-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-92817
C/n / msn: 12660
First flight: 1944
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Airplane damage: Missing
Airplane fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:between Biak to Peleliu (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Peleliu Airfield, Palau
Narrative:
The aircraft went missing on a flight between Biak and Peleliu.

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


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