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Last updated: 14 November 2019
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Fecha:lunes 21 agosto 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 43-15162
Numéro de série: 19628
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:between Gibraltar and Newquay (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Gibraltar RAF Station (GIB/LXGB), Gibraltar
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Newquay-St Mawgan RAF Station (NQY/EGDG), Reino Unido
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
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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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