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Last updated: 20 January 2022
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Datum:Freitag 6 April 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-15-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-23393
Werknummer: 9255
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:19 km (11.9 Meilen) NW of Malmedy (   Belgien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Poix-Advanced Landing Ground B-44, Frankreich
Flug nach:Frankfurt/Eschborn Advanced Landing Ground Y-74, Deutschland
Unfallbericht:
Crashed.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviateurs morts en Fagnes
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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Distance from Poix-Advanced Landing Ground B-44 to Frankfurt/Eschborn Advanced Landing Ground Y-74 as the crow flies is 310 km (194 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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