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Last updated: 16 June 2019
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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 Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: FZ667
C/n / msn: 12247
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:N of Caen (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Down Ampney RAF Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:Down Ampney RAF Station, United Kingdom
Narrative:
Hit by flak during Normandy invasion.

Classification:
Shot down from the ground
Shot down from the ground

Sources:
» francecrashes39-45.net
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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