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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 8 July 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15341
C/n / msn: 19807
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tinwell (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Two Douglas C-47A transport planes of the USAAF were damaged beyond repair following a mid-air collision near Tinwell, U.K.
Aircraft involved in the accident were 42-108873 (msn 12578) and 43-15341 (msn 19807). A total of seven airmen were killed in the accident.

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