Accident Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3) 42-101025,
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Date:Tuesday 6 June 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: 42-101025
MSN: 19488
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 22 / Occupants: 22
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Carentan -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Merryfield RAF Station (EGDW)
Destination airport:Merryfield RAF Station (EGDW)
Shot down during Normandy invasion (Operation Overlord).
There were 18 paratroopers on board of the 2nd Battalion 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment plus equipment.


Died In Action Over France

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