Accident Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3) 43-15098,
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Date:Sunday 17 September 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: 43-15098
MSN: 19564
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Reusel -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Chilbolton-USAAF Station AAF-404
Destination airport:Chilbolton-USAAF Station AAF-404
The aircraft was due to drop paratroopers as part of Operation Market Garden when it was hit by flak. All paratroopers and three crewmen bailed out.
The C-47 crashed in Reusel near the Buspad.



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