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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Datum:woensdag 11 augustus 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-92061
Constructienummer: 11820
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Pleuven (   Frankrijk)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Belfast-Nutts Corner Airport, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Newquay-St Mawgan RAF Station (NQY/EGDG), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
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.

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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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