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Last updated: 6 July 2020
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 11 agosto 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DK (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-92061
Numéro de série: 11820
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Pleuven (   Francia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Belfast-Nutts Corner Airport, Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Newquay-St Mawgan RAF Station (NQY/EGDG), Reino Unido
Descripción:
An American C-47 crashed on August 11th 1943 near Pleuven, France. It was shot down by two German Messerschmitts after becoming lost during a flight to St. Mawgan. The crew was composed of: 2nd Lt Sidney H. Jablowitch; 2nd Lt Lloyd C. Mahurin; Navigator Lois E. Rapin; Corporal Sam Kahn were all killed.
Sergeant Cecil E. Bell survived.

Fuentes:
» Aérosteles : Lieux de mémoire aéronautique
» American War Memorials Overseas


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photo of Douglas-C-47A-DK-42-92061
accident date: 11-08-1943
type: Douglas C-47A-DK (DC-3)
registration: 42-92061
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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