UI Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3) 43-15376,
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Date:Friday 9 August 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15376
MSN: 19842
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Kranj -   Slovenia
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Wien Air Base (VIE/LOWW)
Destination airport:Udine Airfield (UDN/LIPD)
Shot down by two Yugoslav Air Force Yakovlev Yak-3 fighter planes and force-landed.
Seven U.S., two Hungarian and one Turkish (injured) citizens were released on 20 August 1946.


Passauer Neue Presse 20 August 1946, p1
El Litoral 22-8-1946
Aircraft Downed During the Cold War and Thereafter

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