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Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Date:Sunday 24 January 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-38688
MSN: 6147
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:unknown (   Unknown country)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Borinquen AAF (BQN/TJBQ), Puerto Rico
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed en route from Borinquen Field, P.R.

Sources:
» Evening Star 29 January 1943, p1
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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