Accident Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3) 42-100468,
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Date:Wednesday 5 April 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-100468
MSN: 18931
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Kamiri Airstrip, Noemfoor Island -   Indonesia
Phase: Unknown
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Destination airport:
An RAAF CAC CA-16 Wirraway aircraft, A20-625, was taking off from Kamiri Airstrip, Noemfoor Island when a USAAF Douglas C-47 entered the active runway.
The Wirraway pilot attempted to avert a collision, but struck and damaged several parked Douglas C-47 transport aircraft, among others 42-100468.


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