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Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Fecha:sábado 24 marzo 1945
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 43-15618
Numéro de série: 20084
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:NE of Wesel (   Alemania)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Brétigny-sur-Orge Advanced Landing Ground A-48 (LFPY), Francia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Brétigny-sur-Orge Advanced Landing Ground A-48 (LFPY), Francia
Descripción:
Shot down during Rhein crossing (Operation Varsity). The airplane was towing two Horsas to Wesel, Germany. The gliders were released before the airplane dived into ground. Four occupants bailed out safely.

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