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Last updated: 28 July 2021
Fecha:martes 25 julio 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated C-87 Liberator Express
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 41-11706
Numéro de série: 202
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 21
Total:Fatalidades: 27 / Ocupantes: 27
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:N of Gaeta Village, Florida Island (   Islas Salomón)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Canton Island Airport (CIS/PCIS), Kiribati
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Guadalcanal Airport (GSI), Islas Salomón
The Consolidated C-87 Liberator Express was destroyed in an accident on Florida Island, Solomon Islands. All 27 on board were killed.
The airplane was operated by a Consairways crew on behalf of the USAAF's Air Transport Command (ATC), flying 21 high ranking passengers from the U.S to Guadalcanal and Brisbane, Australia.
It crashed in a jungle on a mountain top while approaching the airport at Guadalcanal.



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