Vliegtuigongeval op 17 SEP 1944 met Douglas C-47A-45-DL (DC-3) 42-24111 - Retie
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Datum:zondag 17 september 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-45-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-24111
Constructienummer: 9973
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nr Retie (   België)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Shot down during Operation Market Garden. All paratroopers and all but two crew members bailed out when the aircraft caught fire after being hit by ground fire.

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