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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Date:Sunday 17 September 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DK Skytrain (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-92064
MSN: 11823
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:56 km (35 mls) SW of Groesbeek (   Netherlands)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Folkingham RAF Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:Folkingham RAF Station, United Kingdom
The C-47 operated on a paratrooper mission during Operation Market Garden. The airplane was heading home after dropping 20 paratroopers when it was likely hit by ground fire.



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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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