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Last updated: 19 May 2019
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Date:Tuesday 24 February 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas (Philippine Air Force)
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lipa-Fernando Air Base (   Philippines)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lipa-Fernando Air Base (RPUL), Philippines
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed after take-off. The aircraft was being test flown after undergoing repairs relating to damage sustained in a typhoon.

Sources:
» Morning Tribune 27 February 1948, p3
» The Singapore Free Press 26 February 1948, p1


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