Accident Douglas C-54B-1-DC (DC-4) 42-72385, Thursday 24 May 1945
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Date:Thursday 24 May 1945
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54B-1-DC (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-72385
MSN: 10490
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Okinawa-Yontan Field -   Japan
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
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Destination airport:
Narrative:
Japanese troops landed near Okinawa-Yontan Field and proceeded to destroy several U.S. planes on the airfield.

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photo (c) USAAF; Okinawa-Yontan Field; May 1945


photo (c) USAAF; Okinawa-Yontan Field; May 1945


photo (c) USAAF; Okinawa-Yontan Field; May 1945

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