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Last updated: 11 August 2020
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Datum:Donnerstag 6 September 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-23860
Werknummer: 9722
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 26 / Insassen: 26
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 30 / Insassen: 30
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:nahe San Jancinico Strait (   Philippinen)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Tacloban Airport (TAC/RPVA), Philippinen
Flug nach:Manila-Nichols Air Base (MNL/RPLL), Philippinen
Unfallbericht:
Missing during a flight from APO 72 to APO 75. The airplane reportedly blew up in midair.

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


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Distance from Tacloban Airport to Manila-Nichols Air Base as the crow flies is 564 km (353 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 2080th loss
  • 620th Fataler Unfall
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  • 15th worst accident (Momentan)
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