Accident Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) 41-18505,
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Date:Sunday 5 August 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-18505
MSN: 4597
Year of manufacture:1942
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Location:48 km SE of Selvogur, Nes -   Iceland
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Reykjavík RAF Station (RKV/BIRK)
The aircraft was damaged in a crash-landing after the flight crew got lost at night. The landing gears and the underside of the fuselage and wings sustained damage.


Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
World War II Crash Sites in Iceland

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