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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Datum:zaterdag 24 maart 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-23931
Constructienummer: 9793
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Riswickhof (   Duitsland)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Wethersfield USAAF Station 170, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Wethersfield USAAF Station 170, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
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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