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Last updated: 19 October 2019
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Date:Tuesday 29 May 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: 43-16248
C/n / msn: 20714
First flight: 1944
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,2 km (0.8 mls) off Mayaguana Island (   Bahamas)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Ditched following engine failure.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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