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Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Datum:Dienstag 6 Juni 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-100819
Werknummer: 19282
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen: 20
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:NE of Picauville (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Upottery USAAF Station AAF-462, Großbritannien
Flug nach:Upottery USAAF Station AAF-462, Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
Shot down during Normandy invasion (Operation Overlord).

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Douglas DC-3

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