Flugunfall 16 MAY 1944 einer Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3) 42-100549 - Aldbourne
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Datum:Dienstag 16 Mai 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-100549
Werknummer: 19012
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) SW of Aldbourne (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Membury USAAF Station 466, Großbritannien
Flug nach:Membury USAAF Station 466, Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
Impacted trees during a night time approach to Membury USAAF Station 466. U.K. The airplane was circling over dark unlit terrain with landing lights out due the possible presence of enemy aircraft in the area.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Aviation Archaeology - local crash sites


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Membury USAAF Station 466 to Membury USAAF Station 466 as the crow flies is 19869 km (12418 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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