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Last updated: 14 October 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 C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-100735
C/n / msn: 19198
First flight: 1943
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:English Channel (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down during Normandy invasion (Operation Overlord) and ditched in Channel.

Classification:
Shot down from the ground
Ditching

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


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