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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Date:Friday 11 October 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Thai Air Force - RTAF
Registration: L2-2/90
MSN: 12913
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sunahawa (   Japan)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Tachikawa Air Base (RJTC), Japan
Destination airport:?
The C-47 crashed into houses following engine trouble on takeoff. The pilot and co-pilot plus 2 persons on the ground sustained serious injuries.Two other crew members and two other individuals on ground were slightly injured.
Full serial: L2-2/90/293045
The aircraft operated as "102" on a UNO mission to Korea.

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