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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 5 August 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 41-18505
Werknummer: 4597
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 14
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:48 km (30 Meilen) SE of Selvogur, Nes (   Island)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Reykjavík RAF Station (RKV/BIRK), Island
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft was damaged in a crash-landing after the flight crew got lost at night. The landing gears and the underside of the fuselage and wings sustained damage.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» World War II Crash Sites in Iceland


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