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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Datum:zaterdag 15 juli 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 41-18368
Constructienummer: 4406
Bouwjaar: 1942
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:16 km (10 mijl) van Roma-Ciampino Air Base (CIA) (   ItaliŽ)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Roma-Ciampino Air Base (CIA/LIRA), ItaliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Roma-Ciampino Air Base (CIA/LIRA), ItaliŽ
Beschrijving:
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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