Vliegtuigongeval op 23 MAY 1940 met Douglas DC-3-227B OO-AUI - Arques
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Datum:donderdag 23 mei 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-227B
Vloog voor:Royal Air Force - RAF
Gehuurd van:Sabena
Registratie: OO-AUI
Constructienummer: 2094
Bouwjaar: 1938
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Arques (   Frankrijk)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Merville Airport (HZB/LFQT), Frankrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:London (unknown airport), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Hit by anti-aircraft fire over Calais and part of the left wing was torn off. The pilot (Sgt Raymond Chartier) made a forced landing near Arques, killing the navigator (Capt John M.H. Hoare) and injuring two passengers. The two other crew members (Plt Off Benson Freeman, engineer Pier Vrebos) and the passengers were taken POW.

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