Flugunfall 18 SEP 1944 einer Douglas C-47A-20-DK Skytrain 42-93001 - Rhenen
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Datum:Montag 18 September 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK Skytrain
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-93001
Werknummer: 12864
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 14
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 19
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Rhenen (   Niederlande)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Saltby-USAAF Station AAF-538, Großbritannien
Flug nach:Saltby-USAAF Station AAF-538, Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
Crashed during Operation Market Garden. The right hand engine was on fire when it was approaching the drop zone near Wageningen. A forced landing was carried out.

Informationsquelle:
» tracesofwar.nl
» Verliesregister 1939-1945 : Alle militaire vliegtuigverliezen in Nederland tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog - 1944 / Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» MACR


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Saltby-USAAF Station AAF-538 to Saltby-USAAF Station AAF-538 as the crow flies is 19868 km (12418 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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