Narrative:The C-47 was towing a glider during Operation Market Garden. The nr.2 engine was hit by flak. The glider was released and the C-47 crashed out of control.
|Date:||Sunday 17 September 1944|
|Operator:||United States Army Air Force - USAAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 19264|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.