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Last updated: 20 August 2019
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Date:Thursday 16 November 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Royal New Zealand Air Force - RNZAF
Registration: NZ3549
C/n / msn: 33482/16734
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Hobsonville Air Base (NZHB) (   New Zealand)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Hobsonville Air Base (NZHB), New Zealand
Narrative:
Crashed into sea off Hobsonville after suffering engine failure while practising single engine approaches.

Sources:
» The Story of the RNZAF's Douglas C-47


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