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Last updated: 6 April 2020
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Date:Monday 5 March 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15412
C/n / msn: 19878
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:between Bayug and Angeles City (   Philippines)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bayug Airfield, Philippines
Destination airport:Angeles City-Clark Air Base (CRK/RPMK), Philippines
Narrative:
Missing during routine cargo flight.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» MACR 13495


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Distance from Bayug Airfield to Angeles City-Clark Air Base as the crow flies is 660 km (412 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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