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Datum:Dienstag 24 Oktober 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 41-18627
Werknummer: 4788
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Dunkirk (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Honington RAF Station (BEQ/EGXH), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Melsbroek Advanced Landing Ground B-58 (EBMB), Belgien
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 operated on a transport flight from Honington to Melsbroek Advanced Landing Ground B-58, Belgium. It was believed to have been shot down by Allied anti-aircraft fire. Other aircraft on a similar flight had reported being shot at near Dunkirk.

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


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Honington RAF Station to Melsbroek Advanced Landing Ground B-58 as the crow flies is 300 km (187 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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