Accident
Last updated: 2 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Sonntag 19 November 1944
Zeit:ca 15:10
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 43-15046
Werknummer: 19512
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen: 25
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 25 / Insassen: 30
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:5 km (3.1 Meilen) NE of Brighton (   Großbritannien) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Châteaudun Airport (LFOC), Frankreich
Flug nach:Newbury-Greenham Common RAF Station (EWY/EGVI), Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into a cloud-shrouded hill at a height of 600 feet (180 m).

Informationsquelle:
» Kent & Sussex History Forum
» Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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