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Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Datum:Samstag 5 Januar 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 43-47994
Werknummer: 25255/13810
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2 km (1.3 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von Gumab, Masbate Island (   Philippinen)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Angeles City-Clark Field (CRK/RPMK), Philippinen
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Crashed at sea while on a courier mission. Winds were recorded as blowing up to 80 knots in the area where the aircraft crashed.

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