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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Fecha:martes 19 septiembre 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-45-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-24127
Numéro de série: 9989
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Kasterlee (   Bélgica)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Welford RAF Station, Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Welford RAF Station, Reino Unido
Descripción:
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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