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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Datum:dinsdag 19 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: 42-24127
Constructienummer: 9989
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Kasterlee (   BelgiŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Welford RAF Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Welford RAF Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
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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