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Accident
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 15 noviembre 1945
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registración: A65-54
Numéro de série: 13339
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 25 / Ocupantes: 25
Total:Fatalidades: 28 / Ocupantes: 28
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Jacquinot Bay (   Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jacquinot Bay Airport (JAQ), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rabaul-Lakunai Airfield (RAB/AYRB), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Descripción:
Crashed into a 7598 foot (2315 m) mountain peak during a short flight from Jacquinot Bay to Rabaul.

Fuentes:
» 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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Douglas DC-3

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