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  Douglas C-39 Serial Number 38-530 Tail VH-CCF
5th AF

USAF 1943

March 1944

Pilot ¬†Captain L. Dunn, ANA (survived)
Crew/Passengers  16 other (survived)

Crashed  March 9, 1944

Aircraft History
Built by Douglas as DC-2-243. Constructors Number 2087. On August 18, 1939 delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as C-39 serial number 38-530.

Wartime History
On March 9, 1942 assigned to the 5th Air Force. Assigned Australian radio call sign VH-CCF.

Mission History
On March 9, 1944 took off on a flight and suffered carburettor icing that resulted in the aircraft force landed at Molesworth. All three crew members and fourteen passengers survived the landing.

Aviation Safety - DC-2 38-530
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for his assistance with this profile

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018


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