ASN logo
Last updated: 2 December 2021
Status:
Datum:Dienstag 6 Juni 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53D Skytrooper (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-68734
Werknummer: 11661
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Normandy (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Welford RAF Station, Großbritannien
Flug nach:Welford RAF Station, Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
The C-53 transport plane ditched in the English Channel on the way back from a glider mission to Normandy (Operation Elmira). The crew was rescued by a destroyer.
The glider drop time was about 23:10 hours.

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


Fotos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft

Map

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
languages: languages

Share