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Last updated: 25 January 2022
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Datum:Samstag 24 März 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 43-15092
Werknummer: 19558
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Wesel (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Châteaudun-Advanced Landing Ground A-39 (LFOC), Frankreich
Flug nach:Châteaudun-Advanced Landing Ground A-39 (LFOC), Frankreich
Unfallbericht:
Shot down by flak during Rhein crossing (Operation Varsity). The airplane operated on a glider tow flight out of Châteaudun, France. Intended location to release the glider was 1,5 mile NE of Wesel, Germany.

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