Accident Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3) 43-16011,
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Date:Tuesday 27 March 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-16011
MSN: 20477
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 24
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing, written off
Location: -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN/YCKN)
Destination airport:Finschhafen Airport (FIN)
Missing en route.

The wreckage of this aircraft has never been located. It is believed to be somewhere in the mountains of the Saruwaged Range, Papua New Guinea.


Peter Dunn's Australia @ war

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