Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 23 March 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-16211
C/n / msn: 20677
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 24
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Banahao Mountain (   Philippines)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Flew into the side of a mountain.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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Douglas DC-3

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