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Last updated: 23 October 2018
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Date:Sunday 1 April 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-16178
C/n / msn: 20644
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG) (   China)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The C-47B was parked at Kunming when it was hit by a Consolidated C-87, 44-39282, which suffered a takeoff accident.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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