Accident Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3) 42-23711, Sunday 5 September 1943
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Date:Sunday 5 September 1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-23711
MSN: 9573
Year of manufacture:1943
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:24 km off Espirítu Santo -   Vanuatu
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Espirítu Santo-Pekoa Airport (SON/NVSS)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea, 15 miles from Espirítu Santo Airport, Vanuatu.

Sources:

usaafdata.com
The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge

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