Airplane Crash - Off Drewin, Ivory Coast 05/30/1945

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Off Drewin, Ivory Coast


Date05/30/1945
Time09:20
LocationOff Drewin, Ivory Coast
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Army Air Forces
RouteAccra, Ghana - Monrovia, Liberia
TypeDouglas C-47B-dK
Registration44-76406
Cn/In32738
Aboard21
Fatalities21
Ground0
SummaryDisappeared off the Atlanticoast after sending a distress message. A witness observed the plane hit the water at a 45 degree angle. No wreckage or bodies were ever found.

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