Vliegtuigongeval op 06 JUN 1944 met Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3) 43-30735 - Carentan, Normandy
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Datum:dinsdag 6 juni 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 43-30735
Constructienummer: 13886
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 18
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 23
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:14,5 km (9.1 mijl) S of Carentan, Normandy (   Frankrijk)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Welford RAF Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Welford RAF Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
The C-47A was shot down near Carentan, Normandy, France during Mission Albany during D-Day.
One of the paratroopers' parachute opened inside the plane, causing a four minute delay in jumping. Due to the cloud banks and ground fire which brought down two other planes, the plane had strayed off-course. It was hit by AA fire near Carentan and crashed.



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