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Last updated: 26 May 2020
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Date:Monday 9 October 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-48778
C/n / msn: 26039/14594
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
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Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:Atlantic Ocean (   Atlantic Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Missing over the Atlantic Ocean. The C-47 was probably on delivery flight to the European theatre of operations.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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