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Last updated: 26 May 2019
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 10 febrero 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DK (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-92051
Numéro de série: 11809
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mambare Bay (   Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Lae-Nadzab Airport (LAE/AYNZ), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Two Douglas C-47A transport planes operated by the USAAF collided in mid air. One of the aircraft, 42-92051 (c/n 11809) sustained severe damage to the vertical stabilizer, rudder and elevator. This aircraft was ditched 160 km SE off Lae, Papua New Guinea, killing one of the occupants. The other aircraft, 42-92038 (c/n 11794), landed safely.

Fuentes:
» PacificWrecks.com
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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