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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Date:Tuesday 3 March 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-194B
Operator:KNILM-Kon. Nederlandsch-Indische Luchtvaart Maatschappij
Registration: PK-ALO
MSN: 1937
First flight: 1937
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Broome Airport, WA (BME) (   Australia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Broome Airport, WA (BME/YBRM), Australia
Narrative:
The DC-3 was fired at by Japanese A6M fighters during landing. The pilot (E.E. Hulsebos) landed safely but the fighters attacked again and the DC-3 caught fire and burned.



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photo of Douglas-DC-3-194B-PH-ALO
accident date: 03-03-1942
type: Douglas DC-3-194B
registration: PH-ALO
 
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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