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Last updated: 26 October 2021
Datum:donderdag 12 november 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-50C
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 41-7695
Constructienummer: 4083
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:van Cooktown, QLD (   AustraliŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Townsville Airport, QLD (TSV/YBTL), AustraliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN/YCKN), AustraliŽ
The C-50C, named "The Apple Cart" was attached to the 21 Troop Carrier Squadron, 374th Troop Carrier Group. The aircraft ditched into the sea on a flight from Townsville to Cooktown, Australia. The crew took to a dinghy and were rescued approximately 18 hours later by a passing freighter.


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Townsville Airport, QLD en Cooktown Airport, QLD bedraagt 454 km (284 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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