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Last updated: 7 August 2020
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Fecha:viernes 12 mayo 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-92679
Numéro de série: 12506
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Víctimas de la colisión:Fatalidades: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Berwick (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Two C-47A transport planes (42-108877 and 42-92679) crashed following a midair collision. The aircraft were flying night formation during an exercise, "Operation Eagle". This operation included 800 aircraft as a rehearsal for the Normandy invasion.
Passengers and crew of both aircraft were killed.

Fuentes:
» americanairmuseum.com
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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