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Last updated: 17 October 2019
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Date:Monday 29 May 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-108939
C/n / msn: 13238
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Aden-Khormaksar RAF Station (ADE) (   Yemen)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Aden-Khormaksar RAF Station (ADE/ODAA), Yemen
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Takeoff accident due to engine failure.
The aircraft operated on a delivery flight to China.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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