Accident Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3) 42-100723,
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Date:Monday 6 March 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-100723
MSN: 19186
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Lagoona, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Unknown
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Destination airport:
The plane was ferrying US fighter pilots when it sustained an engine failure and crashed.
The two deceased bailed out of the plane too low in order for the parachute to work properly.


The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
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