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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Fecha:martes 6 junio 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-100914
Numéro de série: 19377
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:16 km (10 milles) de la costa de Normandy (   Francia)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Exeter Airport (EXT/EGTE), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Exeter Airport (EXT/EGTE), Reino Unido
Descripción:
Hit by flak and ditched 10 miles off during Normandy invasion (Operation Overlord). The airplane was returning to Exeter after dropping 17 paratroopers over Normandy.

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


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