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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Saturday 31 March 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-2-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-48506
C/n / msn: 25767/14322
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:0,8 km (0.5 mls) S of Bovingdon RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed after a midair collision with B-17G-15-DL Fortress 42-37850, killing at least one occupant.

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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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