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Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Datum:zondag 17 september 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DK Skytrain (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-92064
Constructienummer: 11823
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:56 km (35 mijl) SW of Groesbeek (   Nederland)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Folkingham RAF Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Folkingham RAF Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
The C-47 operated on a paratrooper mission during Operation Market Garden. The airplane was heading home after dropping 20 paratroopers when it was likely hit by ground fire.

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