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Date:Thursday 30 November 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: FZ637
MSN: 12194
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (TER) (   Portugal)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair at Lajes, Azores when it was struck by an RAF Consolidated Liberator, AM263, that suffered a brake failure.

Classification:
Ground collision
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» WW2 Talk Forum
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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