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Last updated: 18 June 2019
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Date:Monday 19 March 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-6 (DC-3)
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 50770
C/n / msn: 26325/14880
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pitu/Morotai Island Airport (OTI/WAMR), Indonesia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Missing on flight from Morotai, Indonesia, to Samar, Philippines.



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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 1658th loss
  • 522nd fatal accident
  • 62nd worst accident (at the time)
  • 303rd worst accident (currently)
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 Pacific Ocean
  • 6th worst accident (at the time)
  • 23rd worst accident (currently)
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