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Last updated: 21 January 2022
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Fecha:martes 6 junio 1944
Hora:01:40
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-100733
Numéro de série: 19196
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 19
Total:Fatalidades: 19 / Ocupantes: 23
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,5 km (0.9 milles) N de la costa de Pointe du Hoc (   Francia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Exeter Airport (EXT/EGTE), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Exeter Airport (EXT/EGTE), Reino Unido
Descripción:
Shot down by flak while on a mission to drop paratroopers over Angoville-au-Plain, France. Four paratroopers had already jumped when the plane was hit.

Fuentes:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» France-Crashes 39-45


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 733rd loss
  • 248th accidente fatal
  • 23rd worst accident (a la hora)
  • 257th worst accident (actualmente)
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 Francia
  • 3rd worst accident (a la hora)
  • 42nd worst accident (actualmente)
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