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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Datum:woensdag 25 oktober 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-100766
Constructienummer: 19229
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Jacobswell, Guildford, UK (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Newbury-Greenham Common RAF Station (EWY/EGVI), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Valenciennes/Denain Airport (XVS/LFAV), Frankrijk
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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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