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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Datum:Samstag 15 Juli 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 41-18368
Werknummer: 4406
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:16 km (10 Meilen) von Roma-Ciampino Air Base (CIA) (   Italien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Roma-Ciampino Air Base (CIA/LIRA), Italien
Flug nach:Roma-Ciampino Air Base (CIA/LIRA), Italien
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 operated on a training flight out of Roma-Ciampino Air Base (CIA), Italy. During the approach back to Ciampino, a mid-air collision occurred with a USAAF Martin B-26G Marauder (41-31595). The C-47 lost 8 feet of the left hand wing and the left aileron. A forced landing was carried out in a field.
The damage resulting from landing were a buckled fuselage and torn off propellers and engines.

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