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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Datum:Sonntag 15 August 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 41-18682
Werknummer: 6088
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tsili Tsili (   Papua Neuguinea)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Flug von:Port Moresby (unknown airport), Papua Neuguinea
Flug nach:Tsili Tsili Airfield, Papua Neuguinea
The Douglas C-47 transport plane took off from Port Moresby, bound for Tsili Tsili Airfield. It was shot down in the Tsili Tsili area by Nakajima Ki-43 Oscar. The pilot attempted to crash land between trees, and crashed near Tsili Tsili.
One passenger initially survived but died later that day in hospital.

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


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