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Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Monday 10 January 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-23592
C/n / msn: 9454
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:between Guadalcanal and Espiritu Santo (   Solomon Islands)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Guadalcanal Airport (GSI), Solomon Islands
Destination airport:Espirítu Santo (unknown airfield), Vanuatu
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair by AA fire on a flight from Guadalcanal to Espiritu Santo.



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