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Last updated: 26 June 2019
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Date:Thursday 21 December 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: 42-93590
C/n / msn: 13519
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Stirling Airfield (MNY) (   Solomon Islands)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Stirling Airfield (MNY/AGGO), Solomon Islands
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Take-off accident.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» usaafdata.com


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