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Narrative:Destroyed on ground during Japanese attack on Ward’s Strip, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
|Operator:||Allied Directorate of Air Transport (ADAT)|
|C/n / msn:|| 428|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Ward’s Strip, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea -
Col. Edward Imparato: “One of the most disastrous raids was that of 17th August 1942 when four aircraft were hit: two C-56s, and one DC-5 were completely destroyed, and one DC-3 was put out of commission for about two months.” Imparato was Group Commander.
Parts used for rebuild of VHCXC
This is described briefly in Col. Edward Imparato’s book “374th Troop Carrier Group”, page 55.
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