Flugunfall 24 MAR 1945 einer Douglas C-47A-45-DL (DC-3) 42-24102 - Wesel
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Datum:Samstag 24 Mrz 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-45-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-24102
Werknummer: 9964
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:4 km (2.5 Meilen) NW of Wesel (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Prosnes Advanced Landing Ground A-79, Frankreich
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft was engaged in a paratroop drop mission to Wesel, Germany. The aircraft was seen to make a 180 degree turn from the formation, going into a vertical dive.

Informationsquelle:
» MACR
» usaafdata.com
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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