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Last updated: 16 June 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 C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-92415
C/n / msn: 12213
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Montaigu-la-Brisette (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Fulbeck RAF Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:Fulbeck RAF Station, United Kingdom
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair in a forced landing after being hit by AA fire near Montaigu-la-Brisette, north of Valognes, France.
The right wing was torn off.

Classification:
Shot down by aircraft
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» MACR


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