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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 30 May 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-7784
C/n / msn: 4271
First flight: 1942
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,6 km (1 mls) W of Fish River (   Jamaica)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Force landed on the northwest coast of Jamaica due to poor weather.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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