Accident Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3) 42-23842,
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Date:Sunday 27 February 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-23842
MSN: 9704
Year of manufacture:1943
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Shemya AFB, AK (SYA) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
A USAAF Consolidated B-24D Liberator aircraft, 41-23884, crashed on takeoff from Shemya, Alaska. The aircraft impacted several aircraft on the ground. Douglas C-47A's 42-23842 (msn 9704) and 42-23837 (msn 9699) were damaged beyond repair as a result.


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