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Last updated: 26 January 2022
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Datum:zaterdag 2 september 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 43-15067
Constructienummer: 19533
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden:
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Fulbeck USAAF Station AAF-488 (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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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