Accident Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3) 43-15615,
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Date:Wednesday 7 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15615
MSN: 20081
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Cottesmore RAF Station ? -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
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Destination airport:
Two C-47 transport planes collided as they were lining up for takeoff. The aircraft were part of a large formation of aircraft on a supply dropping mission to Normandy.


The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge

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