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Status:
Datum:Mittwoch 25 Oktober 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-100766
Werknummer: 19229
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Jacobswell, Guildford, UK (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Newbury-Greenham Common RAF Station (EWY/EGVI), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Valenciennes/Denain Airport (XVS/LFAV), Frankreich
Unfallbericht:
The C-47A transport plane went into an inverted dive and crashed into the ground. It appeared the cargo had shifted, disrupting the aircraft's Centre of Gravity.

Informationsquelle:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» The WWII Crash of C47 ‘Lilly Bell II’ (The Guildford Dragon)


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photo of Douglas-C-47A-42-100766
accident date: 25-10-1944
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: 42-100766
 
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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