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Last updated: 17 February 2020
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Datum:dinsdag 30 november 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-40-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-24030
Constructienummer: 9892
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Botsingsslachtoffers:slachtoffers: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3,2 km (2 mijl) SSW of Membury USAAF Station 466 (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Manoeuvreren (MNV)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Welford RAF Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Welford RAF Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
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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