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Last updated: 17 January 2022
Estado:
Fecha:martes 13 julio 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 41-18418
Numéro de série: 4480
Año de Construcción: 1942
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:S of Catania, Sicily (   Italia)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Douglas C-47 was engaged in "Operation Fustion", a mission to dropping British paratroopers during the night of 13-14 July 1943 over a dropzone south of Catania, Sicily. The airplane was shot down by enemy anti-aircraft fire.

Fuentes:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» usaafdata.com


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