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Last updated: 15 November 2019
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Date:Thursday 7 September 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: 43-15745
C/n / msn: 20211
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) S of Ottawa-Uplands Airport, ON (YOW) (   Canada)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged in a forced landing in a farm field at night. The ten occupants escaped unhurt.

Classification:
Forced landing on runway

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 9 September 1944, p10


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