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Last updated: 27 January 2022
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Fecha:sábado 2 septiembre 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 43-15067
Numéro de série: 19533
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Fulbeck USAAF Station AAF-488 (   Reino Unido)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Douglas C-47 transport planes of the 440th Troop Carrier Group were being prepared for a paratrooper mission to France. Parapacks containing land mines were loaded. One of these mines detonated, causing a chain reaction of explosions. The plane was destroyed.

Fuentes:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» The 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment Association


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