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Last updated: 4 December 2021
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 24 marzo 1945
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-23931
Numéro de série: 9793
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Riswickhof (   Alemania)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Wethersfield USAAF Station 170, Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Wethersfield USAAF Station 170, Reino Unido
Descripción:
The aircraft was shot down during Rhein crossing (Operation Varsity). Paratroopers had just been dropped at drop zone "B" when the aircraft burst into flames after being hit.

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