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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Datum:Donnerstag 15 November 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Kennzeichen: A65-54
Werknummer: 13339
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 25 / Insassen: 25
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 28 / Insassen: 28
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Jacquinot Bay (   Papua Neuguinea)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Jacquinot Bay Airport (JAQ), Papua Neuguinea
Flug nach:Rabaul-Lakunai Airfield (RAB/AYRB), Papua Neuguinea
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into a 7598 foot (2315 m) mountain peak during a short flight from Jacquinot Bay to Rabaul.

Informationsquelle:
» Dakota crash premonition / By Bob Piper Military Aviation Research Services. - Air Force, Volume 48, No. 5, April 6, 2006
» Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site


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Distance from Jacquinot Bay Airport to Rabaul-Lakunai Airfield as the crow flies is 176 km (110 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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