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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Fecha:miércoles 20 octubre 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-40-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-23965
Numéro de série: 9827
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Total:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:NNE off Palmyra Island Atoll (   Océano Pacífico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Honolulu-Hickam AFB, HI (HIK), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Palmyra Island Atoll-Cooper Airport (PLPA), US Islas Remotas Menores
Descripción:
Missing en route Palmyra Island. The last reported position was 80 km NNE of Palmyra Island, while flying on top of overcast.

Fuentes:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
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Distance from Honolulu-Hickam AFB, HI to Palmyra Island Atoll-Cooper Airport as the crow flies is 1763 km (1102 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 369th loss
  • 127th accidente fatal
  • 20th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 357th worst accident (actualmente)
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 Océano Pacífico
  • 2nd worst accident (a la hora)
  • 25th worst accident (actualmente)
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