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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Datum:Freitag 14 Januar 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-100679
Werknummer: 19142
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:between Florida and Puerto Rico (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:West Palm Beach-Morrison AAF, FL (PBI/KPBI), USA
Flug nach:Borinquen AAF (BQN/TJBQ),
Unfallbericht:
Ditched. At least one fatality.
The airplane operated on a delivery flight to Algiers, Algeria.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
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Distance from West Palm Beach-Morrison AAF, FL to Borinquen AAF as the crow flies is 1601 km (1001 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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