Accident Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3) 42-23851,
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Date:Wednesday 8 December 1943
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: 42-23851
MSN: 9713
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:1,6 km off Lae -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Lae-Nadzab Airport (LAE/AYNZ)
Destination airport:
Ditched into Huon Gulf near Lae, Papua New Guinea following loss of power on both engines.

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

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