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Last updated: 26 May 2020
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Date:Sunday 17 June 1945
Time:09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15447
C/n / msn: 19913
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:27 km (16.9 mls) NW of Baguio (   Philippines)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lingayen Airport (RPUG), Philippines
Destination airport:Lingayen Airport (RPUG), Philippines
Narrative:
The airplane operated on a cargo drop mission in the Bokod area, Philippines. After making a dropping pass the airplane was seen to crash on Mount Obudan.

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


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