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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Fecha:lunes 1 mayo 1944
Hora:08:40
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-60-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-24376
Numéro de série: 10238
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:40 km (25 milles) SW of Palel (   India)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
A formation of eight C-47 transport planes was attacked by Japanese Nakajima Ki-43-I Oscar fighters. The aircraft were flying at 1000 feet. C-47 42-24376 was hit in the tail, severing some control cables. A fire erupted in some empty gasoline drums in the cargo hold. The pilot carried out a forced landing. The airplane bounced off a small knoll and crashed into a swamp.

Fuentes:
» C-47/R4D Skytrain Units of the Pacific and CBI / By David Isby


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