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Last updated: 14 August 2020
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Datum:Donnerstag 18 Januar 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 43-49871
Werknummer: 27132/15687
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Hawaii (   Pacific Ocean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Novato-Hamilton Army Air Field, CA, USA
Flug nach:Honolulu-John Rodgers Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL), USA
Unfallbericht:
Lost at sea while being ferried to Australia. It was on delivery to the Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF and would receive the serial A65-72.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Gordon R Birkett (ADF-Serials.com.au)


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Distance from Novato-Hamilton Army Air Field, CA to Honolulu-John Rodgers Airport, HI as the crow flies is 3835 km (2397 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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