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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Date:Sunday 23 July 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-100988
C/n / msn: 19451
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,6 km (1 mls) off Kwajalein Airport (KWA) (   Marshall Islands)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kwajalein Airport (KWA/PKWA), Marshall Islands
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged in a takeoff accident.

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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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