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Last updated: 27 May 2020
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Date:Friday 2 March 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-1-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-96786
C/n / msn: 30448
First flight: 1944
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Darwin, NT (   Australia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Darwin Airport, NT (DRW/YPDN), Australia
Narrative:
Reported crashed in the Darwin River. Date also reported as 21 FEB 1945.



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