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Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Date:Tuesday 3 March 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-194B
Operator:KNILM-Kon. Nederlandsch-Indische Luchtvaart Maatschappij
Registration: PK-ALO
C/n / msn: 1937
First flight: 1937
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Broome Airport, WA (BME) (   Australia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Broome Airport, WA (BME/YBRM), Australia
Narrative:
The DC-3 was fired at by Japanese A6M fighters during landing. The pilot (E.E. Hulsebos) landed safely but the fighters attacked again and the DC-3 caught fire and burned.



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