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Last updated: 3 August 2020
Datum:zaterdag 17 februari 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-5-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registratie: A65-34
Constructienummer: 12250
Bouwjaar: 1944
Aantal vlieguren:1742
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Nadzab (   Papoea-Nieuw-Guinea)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Aitape-Tadji Airport (TAJ), Papoea-Nieuw-Guinea
Vliegveld van aankomst:Aitape-Tadji Airport (TAJ), Papoea-Nieuw-Guinea
Crashed when dropping supplies to commandos in the Nadzab area when it got too low in a blind valley. Dual civil registration VHCUF.

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