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Last updated: 20 October 2019
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Date:Tuesday 6 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KG424
C/n / msn: 12459
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Giberville (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down during Normandy invasion (Operation Overlord).

Sources:
» Air Britain: RAF Aircraft KA100 - KZ999, published 1990
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Aircraft lost on Allied Force’s Special Duty Operations & Associated Roll of Honour


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