Airplane Crash - Manus Island, New Guinea 05/05/1945

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Manus Island, New Guinea


Date05/05/1945
Time22:26
LocationManus Island, New Guinea
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Army Air Forces
TypeDouglas C-54E-DO (DC-4)
Registration44-9043
Cn/In27269
Aboard21
Fatalities21
Ground0
SummaryCrashed into a hill shortly after taking off from Sorido airstrip. Cause unknown.

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