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Date:Saturday 15 May 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-18361
MSN: 4399
First flight: 1942
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport (ALG) (   Algeria)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport (ALG/DAAG), Algeria
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Destroyed when it was hit by a de Havilland Mosquito that ground looped at Maison Blanche Airport, Algeria.

Classification:
Ground collision
Damaged on the ground

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


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