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Last updated: 18 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-40-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-24038
Werknummer: 9900
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) NW of Wesel (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Mourmelon Airport (LFXM), Frankreich
Flug nach:Mourmelon Airport (LFXM), Frankreich
Unfallbericht:
Shot down during Rhein crossing (Operation Varsity). The tail was blown off and the aircraft crashed.

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