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Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Sunday 18 May 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Operator:AURI - Air Force of the Republic of Indonesia
Registration: T-450
C/n / msn: 33477/16729
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Laha, Ambon (   Indonesia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Destroyed on the ground when the airfield was attacked by a B-25 bomber, flown by CIA-backed anti-Soekarno government rebels of the Permesta movement.

Classification:
Destroyed on ground

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


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