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Last updated: 16 July 2019
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Date:Friday 17 September 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: 42-23919
C/n / msn: 9781
First flight: 1943
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN) (   Australia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN/YCKN), Australia
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair after brake failure.

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


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