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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:Saturday 11 November 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-23605
C/n / msn: 9467
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:between Morotai and Numfor (   Indonesia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pitu/Morotai Island Airport (OTI/WAMR), Indonesia
Destination airport:Numfor Airport (FOO), Indonesia
Narrative:
Missing on flight between Pitu Airfield on Morotai Island and Numfor Airfield.
The airplane was one of four C-47's engaged in a flights from Morotai to Sansapor, then back to Morotai and after that continuing to Numfor. The aircraft went missing on the last leg of the flight.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» MACR


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