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Date:samedi 4 mars 1944
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Compagnie:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Immatriculation: 42-100586
Numéro de série: 19049
Année de Fabrication: 1943
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Equipage:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Total:victimes: 5 / à bord: 5
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Horsehall Hill Farm, Chisbury (   Royaume Uni)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Militaire
Aéroport de départ:?
Aéroport de destination:Ramsbury-USAAF Station AAF-469, Royaume Uni
Détails:
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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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Aviation Archaeology - local crash sites


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