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Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Fecha:domingo 19 noviembre 1944
Hora:ca 15:10
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: 43-15046
Numéro de série: 19512
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 25
Total:Fatalidades: 25 / Ocupantes: 30
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:5 km (3.1 milles) NE of Brighton (   Reino Unido)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Châteaudun Airport (LFOC), Francia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Newbury-Greenham Common RAF Station (EWY/EGVI), Reino Unido
Descripción:
Crashed into cloud-shrouded Newmarket Hill at a height of 600 feet (180 m).

Fuentes:
» 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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