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Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Date:Wednesday 7 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-38679
C/n / msn: 6074
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,6 km (1 mls) NE of Sebeville (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Saltby RAF Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:Saltby RAF Station, United Kingdom
Narrative:
Crashed one mile NE of Sebeville, France. The plane was badly damaged and burned, except for the tail section.

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


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