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Last updated: 15 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-80-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15111
C/n / msn: 19577
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Erp (   Netherlands)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chilbolton RAF Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:Chilbolton RAF Station, United Kingdom
Narrative:
Shot down during Operation Market Garden. The aircraft had dropped paratroopers near Veghel.

Sources:
» Verliesregister 1939-1945 : Alle militaire vliegtuigverliezen in Nederland tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog - 1944 / Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945
» tracesofwar.com


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