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Last updated: 28 July 2021
Fecha:domingo 15 agosto 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 41-18668
Numéro de série: 6029
Año de Construcción: 1942
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:SW of Tsili Tsili (   Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Port Moresby (unknown airport), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tsili Tsili Airfield, Papúa Nueva Guinea
Missing between Port Moresby and Tsili Tsili.
The Douglas C-47 took off from an airfield in the Port Moresby area. It operated on a supply drop mission. While in the traffic pattern for Tsili Tsili Airfield, it was intercepted by Nakajima Ki-43 Oscars. The C-47 was shot down south-west of Tsili Tsili with the loss of all aboard. It was never found in searches following its disappearance.

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


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