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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Datum:zondag 9 september 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-30-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal New Zealand Air Force - RNZAF
Registratie: NZ3540
Constructienummer: 32896/16148
Bouwjaar: 1945
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Pitu/Morotai Island Airport (OTI) (   IndonesiŽ)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Militair
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Two C-47 transport aircraft (NZ3540 and NZ3534) were parked on the ground at Morotai Airport. A USAAF B-24 Liberator struck both aircraft, almost tearing away the entire nose sections.
NZ3534 (msn 32693/15945) was repaired, NZ3540 was considered damaged beyond repair.

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