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Last updated: 23 January 2020
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Date:Friday 28 July 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15097
C/n / msn: 19563
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) W of Sleaford (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Two Douglas C-47A transport aircraft (42-23334, msn 9196 and 43-15097, msn 19563) were involved in a mid-air collision.
42-23334 crashed south of Rauceby, U.K. and 43-15097 crashed west of Sleaford.

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