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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Date:Monday 10 March 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-100502
C/n / msn: 18965
First flight: 1943
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:0,8 km (0.5 mls) SE off La Ciotat (   France)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Ditched following engine problems.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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