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Last updated: 29 January 2020
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Datum:Mittwoch 14 März 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-93505
Werknummer: 13424
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 20
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 22
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Bathurst Bay, QLD (   Australien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Rockhampton Airport, QLD (ROK/YBRK), Australien
Flug nach:Pitu/Morotai Island Airport (OTI/WAMR), Indonesien
Unfallbericht:
The C-47, en route from Rockhampton Airport, Australia to Morotai, Indonesia, was forced to turn back after running out of fuel. Most of the occupants bailed out of the plane before the crash. Two occupants were missing and are presumed to have died.

Informationsquelle:
» Australia @ War (ozatwar.com)


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Rockhampton Airport, QLD to Pitu/Morotai Island Airport as the crow flies is 3694 km (2309 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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