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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Datum:Sonntag 24 Dezember 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-101024
Werknummer: 19487
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Aldermaston-USAAF Station 467 (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
USAAF Douglas C-47B 43-48924 (msn 26185/14740) crashed on takeoff from Aldermaston. At least one occupant died in the accident.
At the same date and location four other C-47 aircraft were involved in a "taxiing accident". These aircraft may have been hit and damaged by 43-48924, or this was an unrelated accident.
C-47's involved in the "taxiing accident" were:
C-47A 42-101024 (msn 19487): damaged beyond repair
C-47A 43-15035 (msn 19501): damaged beyond repair
C-47B 43-15135 (msn 19601): repaired
C-47 42-32870 (msn 9096): repaired

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