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Last updated: 7 July 2020
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Fecha:domingo 17 septiembre 1944
Hora:13:00
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: 43-15308
Numéro de série: 19774
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 15
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 20
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Heijningen (   Holanda)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The C-47A transport plane was hit by anti aircraft fire near Heijningen, the Netherlands. The airplane was carrying 15 paratroopers during Operation Market Garden. Sixteen occupants bailed out safely as the aircraft began trailing smoke. The airplane then went into a steep dive and crashed.

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