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Last updated: 26 May 2020
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Date:Friday 10 December 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-23593
C/n / msn: 9455
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fort Hertz (   Myanmar)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was destroyed after experiencing a fire in one of the engines. It has also been reported that the aircraft was shot down by fighters.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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