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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Fecha:domingo 13 mayo 1945
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 43-49788
Numéro de série: 27049/15604
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 23
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Irian Jaya (   Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Flew into the side of a mountain at an elevation of 7000 ft. (2100 m). Three survivors were picked up nearly two weeks after the accident.

Fuentes:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 1861st loss
  • 548th accidente fatal
  • 42nd worst accident (a la hora)
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  • 10th worst accident (actualmente)
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