- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: June 08, 1943
Time: 0055
Location: Noumea, New Caledonia
Operator: Military - US Navy
Flight #: ?
Route: Noumea - Sydney
AC Type: Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Registration: 12406
cn / ln: 9178
Aboard: 23   (passengers:3  crew:20)
Fatalities: 23   (passengers:3  crew:20)
Ground: 0
Summary: During the initial climb one engine failed. While attempting an emergency landing, the plane stalled and crashed.
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