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Accident
Last updated: 28 August 2016
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Datum:Donnerstag 1 November 1945
Zeit:ca 15:30 BST
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-93041
Werknummer: 12909
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 26
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 26 / Insassen: 30
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Herrenalb (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Bovingdon RAF Station, Großbritannien
Flug nach:Schleißheim Airport (EDNX), Deutschland
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft flew into the side of a mountain. The pilot was climbing through an overcast and struck the mountain.

Informationsquelle:
» Bayerische Flugzeug-Historiker e.V.
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Distance from Bovingdon RAF Station to Schleißheim Airport as the crow flies is 940 km (588 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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