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Last updated: 26 January 2022
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Datum:Dienstag 19 September 1944
Zeit:ca 15:10
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-5-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-108837
Werknummer: 12218
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:SW of Retie (   Belgien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Chilbolton-USAAF Station AAF-404, Großbritannien
Flug nach:Chilbolton-USAAF Station AAF-404, Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
Crashed during Operation Market Garden when it was shot down by anti-aircraft fire. The C-47 operated on a glider tow mission from Chilbolton.

Informationsquelle:
» MACR
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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