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Date:Tuesday 9 May 1944
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: 41-19485
MSN: 6128
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ca 40 km ESE of Leskovac (   Serbia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Brindisi-Papola Casale Airport (BDS/LIBR), Italy
Destination airport:Brindisi-Papola Casale Airport (BDS/LIBR), Italy
Narrative:
The Douglas C-47 crashed while on a supply drop mission out of Brindisi, Italy. Drop zone was located at 42 53N, 22 25 E.
It impacted a mountainside

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


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