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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Datum:Dienstag 6 Juni 1944
Zeit:01:33
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-101019
Werknummer: 19482
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Carentan (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Merryfield USAAF Station AAF-464, Großbritannien
Flug nach:Merryfield USAAF Station AAF-464, Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
Shot down by flak during Normandy invasion (Operation Overlord). The airplane had dropped paratroopers at Angoville-au-Plain at 01:26.

Informationsquelle:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» France-Crashes 39-45


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