Accident Douglas C-47A-20-DL (DC-3) A65-6,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 337669

Date:Wednesday 19 September 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-20-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A65-6
MSN: 9287
Year of manufacture:1943
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:ca 240 km E off Tarakan, Indonesia -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Tarakan-Juwata Airport (TRK/WALR)
Destination airport:Pitu/Morotai Island Airport (OTI/WAMR)
The airplane was ditched in the Celebes Sea following severe control problems in flight.


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