Accident Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3) 43-47994, Saturday 5 January 1946
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Date:Saturday 5 January 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-47994
MSN: 25255/13810
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:2 km off Gumab, Masbate Island -   Philippines
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Angeles City-Clark Field (CRK/RPMK)
Destination airport:
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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