UI Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3) 42-100885,
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Date:Tuesday 19 September 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-100885
MSN: 19348
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:NE of Brugge -   Belgium
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Lonrai Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) A-45
Destination airport:
The aircraft was on a resupply mission to Groesbeek in the Netherlands when it was hit by flak northeast of Brugge, Belgium. A fire broke out on the right hand wing. The copilot bailed out but the fire then went out.
The pilot then brought the plane down at or near Brussels, Belgium.


MACR 11179


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