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Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 1 November 1944
Zeit:14:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-92700
Werknummer: 12530
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen: 20
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:12 km (7.5 Meilen) SE of Saint-Chamond (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Luxeuil-St-Sauveur Airport (LFSX), Frankreich
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Flew into the side of a mountain at about 1350 m in poor weather conditions including severe icing.
The airplane carried fifteen wounded soldiers.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Aérosteles : Lieux de mémoire aéronautique
» doizieux.ouvaton.org


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Douglas DC-3

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