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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Date:Wednesday 5 April 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-100468
MSN: 18931
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kamiri Airstrip, Noemfoor Island (   Indonesia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
An RAAF CAC CA-16 Wirraway aircraft, A20-625, was taking off from Kamiri Airstrip, Noemfoor Island when a USAAF Douglas C-47 entered the active runway.
The Wirraway pilot attempted to avert a collision, but struck and damaged several parked Douglas C-47 transport aircraft, among others 42-100468.

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