Accident Douglas C-49K (DC-3-455) 43-2004, Saturday 6 February 1943
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Date:Saturday 6 February 1943
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-49K (DC-3-455)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-2004
MSN: 6329
Year of manufacture:1942
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:320 km N of Fort St. John, BC -   Canada
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
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Destination airport:
Narrative:
The C-49 transport plane disappeared during a flight in Canada. The wreckage with eleven bodies and cargo was found in mountains 20 miles from "Tuchobe Lake" five years later.

Sources:

Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
Morning Tribune 29 September 1948, p7
The Straits Times 25 September 1948, p2

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