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Last updated: 15 December 2019
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Datum:Montag 21 August 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 43-15162
Werknummer: 19628
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:between Gibraltar and Newquay (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Gibraltar RAF Station (GIB/LXGB), Gibraltar
Flug nach:Newquay-St Mawgan RAF Station (NQY/EGDG), Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 transport plane went missing over sea during a ferry flight between Gibraltar and Newquay, U.K.
Instrument weather conditions were encountered en route.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Gibraltar RAF Station to Newquay-St Mawgan RAF Station as the crow flies is 1579 km (987 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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