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Last updated: 28 September 2021
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Date:Saturday 25 May 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54G-1-DO (DC-4)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 45-489
MSN: 35942/DO336
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:ca 480 km E of Guam (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kwajalein Airport (KWA/PKWA), Marshall Islands
Destination airport:Guam (unknown airport), Guam
Narrative:
Disappeared on a flight between Kwajalein and Guam.
A Boeing B-17G (44-83783) also disappeared during a search mission.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Madera Tribune 3 June 1946, p1


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