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Last updated: 18 June 2019
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Date:Monday 17 July 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-38677
C/n / msn: 6072
First flight: 1942
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:unknown (   Unknown country)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Reportedly damaged beyond repair on July 17, 1944.
The aircraft was also involved in a mid-air collision on February 19, 1943 at 115 miles northwest of Lake Tali, India. USAAF reported the aircraft suffered Cat. 3 damage (on a scale from 1-5). It's unknown if the aircraft was repaired following the accident. July 17, 1944 may possibly be an administrative date when it was struck off charge.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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