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Last updated: 22 January 2022
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Datum:dinsdag 16 mei 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-100549
Constructienummer: 19012
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3 km (1.9 mijl) SW of Aldbourne (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Membury USAAF Station 466, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Membury USAAF Station 466, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
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.

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