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Last updated: 28 January 2022
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Datum:Dienstag 19 September 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-45-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-24127
Werknummer: 9989
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Kasterlee (   Belgien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Welford RAF Station, Großbritannien
Flug nach:Welford RAF Station, Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 was on a glider towing mission when it came under heavy anti-aircraft, small arms and 20 mm fire from the ground. The left engine and fuel tanks were hit and the entire undersection of the fuselage was aflame. The glider cut loose and two of the four crew members bailed out safely.

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