Accident Douglas C-47B-28-DK (DC-3) 44-76406, Wednesday 30 May 1945
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Date:Wednesday 30 May 1945
Time:09:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B-28-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 44-76406
MSN: 32738/15990
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 21
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:off Drewin -   Cote d'Ivoire
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Accra-Kotoka Airport (ACC/DGAA)
Destination airport:Monrovia-Roberts International Airport (ROB/GLRB)
Narrative:
Crashed into sea after transmitting an emergency message.

Sources:

USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)

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