Flugunfall 21 SEP 1944 einer Douglas Dakota III (DC-3) KG489 - Everse
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Datum:Donnerstag 21 September 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Kennzeichen: KG489
Werknummer: 12810
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Everse (   Niederlande)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Blakehill Farm RAF Station, Großbritannien
Flug nach:Blakehill Farm RAF Station, Großbritannien
Dakota III KG489 was hit by machine-gun and canon fire from Focke-Wulf Fw 190 fighters. The aircraft operated on a resupply mission to Arnhem, Netherlands, during Operation Market Garden.
The aircraft crashed in flames near a farm along the Everse Akkerpad, just east of Sint-Oedenrode.

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