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Last updated: 18 June 2019
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Date:Saturday 11 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: 42-23695
C/n / msn: 9557
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Hagen-Kagamuga Airport (HGU) (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mount Hagen-Kagamuga Airport (HGU/AYMH), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair during landing at Mount Hagen-Kagamuga Airport, Papua New Guinea when cargo shifted in turbulence.



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