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Last updated: 29 March 2020
Estado:
Fecha:martes 30 noviembre 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-40-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-24030
Numéro de série: 9892
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Víctimas de la colisión:Fatalidades: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3,2 km (2 milles) SSW of Membury USAAF Station 466 (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Maniobras (MNV)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Welford RAF Station, Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Welford RAF Station, Reino Unido
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Aviation Archaeology - local crash sites


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