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Last updated: 1 April 2020
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Date:Saturday 29 June 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-5 (DC-3)
Operator:United States Marine Corps
Registration: 17187
C/n / msn: 12838
First flight: 1944
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:480 km (300 mls) S off Hawaii (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Got lost and ditched at sea.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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