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Fecha:sábado 4 marzo 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-100586
Numéro de série: 19049
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Horsehall Hill Farm, Chisbury (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ramsbury-USAAF Station AAF-469, Reino Unido
Descripción:
A Douglas C-47A transport plane, 42-100586, was damaged beyond repair in an accident near Horsehall Hill Farm, Chisbury, U.K. The airplane, part of the 84 Sqd of the USAAF's 437th Troop Carrier Group took part in a simulated paratrooper mission. The C-47 was number 42 in a 49 ship formation. Weather deteriorated with clouds and snow.
Arriving near Ramsbury, the pilot overshot the turn to final and became lost. The airplane impacted trees and caught fire.

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