Accident Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3) 43-15035,
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Date:Sunday 24 December 1944
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: 43-15035
MSN: 19501
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Aldermaston-USAAF Station 467 -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
USAAF Douglas C-47B 43-48924 (msn 26185/14740) crashed on takeoff from Aldermaston. At least one occupant died in the accident.
At the same date and location four other C-47 aircraft were involved in a "taxiing accident". These aircraft may have been hit and damaged by 43-48924, or this was an unrelated accident.
C-47's involved in the "taxiing accident" were:
C-47A 42-101024 (msn 19487): damaged beyond repair
C-47A 43-15035 (msn 19501): damaged beyond repair
C-47B 43-15135 (msn 19601): repaired
C-47 42-32870 (msn 9096): repaired


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