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Last updated: 16 January 2022
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Fecha:sábado 24 marzo 1945
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 43-15092
Numéro de série: 19558
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Wesel (   Alemania)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Châteaudun-Advanced Landing Ground A-39 (LFOC), Francia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Châteaudun-Advanced Landing Ground A-39 (LFOC), Francia
Descripción:
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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