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Last updated: 26 May 2020
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Date:Sunday 27 August 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15655
C/n / msn: 20121
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Colleville-sur-Mer Advanced Landing Ground A-12 (   France)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed at A-22 Colleville-sur-Mer, a temporary airfield which was established shortly after the Allied landings in France during World War 2.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Accident-Report.com


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