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Datum:Mittwoch 11 November 1942
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 41-18353
Werknummer: 4391
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 400 km off Lisbon, Portugal (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Lands End Airport (LEQ/EGHC), Großbritannien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 transport plane, 41-18353, operated on a mission to fly British paratroopers from England for the invasion and occupation of North Africa.
The aircraft became lost after flying through a severe storm for five hours over sea. The crew eventually located a ship. They circled the ship for while until a ditching was carried out. All on board were rescued.

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


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