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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Date:Saturday 22 July 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-5 (DC-3)
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 17128
C/n / msn: 12264
First flight: 1944
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Recife, PE (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Recife International Airport, PE (REC/SBRF), Brazil
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into hill at Alegria, Brazil.

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


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