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Last updated: 27 May 2020
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Date:Friday 31 August 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15913
C/n / msn: 20379
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:160 km (100 mls) NW of Fuzhou (   China)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Luliang Airstrip, China
Destination airport:Kienow Airfield, China
Narrative:
Crashed due to fuel exhaustion. All nine occupants bailed out.

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