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Last updated: 27 May 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-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-93065
C/n / msn: 12935
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) E of Sainte-Mère-Église (   France)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Saltby RAF Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:Saltby RAF Station, United Kingdom
Narrative:
Shot down near Sainte-Mère-Église, Normandy, France.
The airplane operated on a resupply mission to France.

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


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