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Last updated: 26 January 2022
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Datum:zaterdag 24 maart 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-45-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-24102
Constructienummer: 9964
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:4 km (2.5 mijl) NW of Wesel (   Duitsland)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Prosnes Advanced Landing Ground A-79, Frankrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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