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Last updated: 20 October 2020
Fecha:martes 16 noviembre 1943
Hora:ca 15:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-5-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-23420
Numéro de série: 9282
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Total:Fatalidades: 19 / Ocupantes: 19
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:2,4 km (1.5 milles) SSE of Rewan Homestead, QLD (   Australia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cloncurry Airport, QLD (CNJ/YCCY), Australia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD (ACF/YBAF), Australia
The aircraft broke up in mid-air in a violent storm over Rewan Station, south of Springsure, Queensland, Australia. All 19 occupants, five Americans and fourteen Australians, died in the crash.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Cloncurry Airport, QLD to Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD as the crow flies is 1476 km (923 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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