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Last updated: 11 August 2020
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Datum:zondag 11 maart 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 43-47996
Constructienummer: 25257/13812
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Angeles City-Clark Air Base (CRK) (   Filippijnen)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Militair
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Beschrijving:
Explosives were detonated at Angeles City-Clark Air Base, Philippines, damaging several parked C-47 transport planes. Most likely the explosives were placed by Japanese infiltrators.
41st Troop Carrier Squadron C-47A aircraft lost in the attack were: 42-93497, 43-15435, 43-15458, 43-15488, and 43-47996.

Bronnen:
» The 317th Veterans Group Web site (usaf317thvet.org)
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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