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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 6 May 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-93717
C/n / msn: 13660
First flight: 1944
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Airplane damage: Unknown
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:near Heidelberg (   Germany)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Two Douglas C-47A transport aircraft, operated by the USAAF suffered a mid-air collision near Heidelberg, Germany.
The crew of 43-15676 (c/n 20142) bailed out and the aircraft crashed. The other aircraft, 42-93717 (c/n 13660), landed safely.

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