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Last updated: 25 June 2019
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Date:Sunday 17 September 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL Skytrain (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-100863
C/n / msn: 19326
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Groot Linden (   Netherlands)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down during Operation Market Garden. All paratroopers except one were able to leave the aircraft before it crashed in flames.



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