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Last updated: 26 May 2020
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Date:Tuesday 17 August 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-23804
C/n / msn: 9666
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Las Cruces Municipal Airport, NM (LRU) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Las Cruces Municipal Airport, NM (LRU/KLRU), United States of America
Narrative:
Landing accident.

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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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