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Last updated: 29 October 2020
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Datum:Dienstag 30 November 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-40-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-24030
Werknummer: 9892
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Opfer des Zusammenstoßes:Todesopfer: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3,2 km (2 Meilen) SSW of Membury USAAF Station 466 (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Welford RAF Station, Großbritannien
Flug nach:Welford RAF Station, Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
Two Douglas C-47A transport planes from the 71st Sq. of the 434th Troop Carrier Group, 42-24028 (msn 9890) and 42-24030 (msn 9892), were destroyed in an accident near Membury USAAF Station, in Wiltshire, England, following a mid-air collision.
The aircraft were operating on a routine formation training mission out of Welford.

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