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Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Datum:Samstag 11 November 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 43-48473
Werknummer: 25734/14289
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Llyn Dulyn (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Frankreich
Flug nach:Burtonwood Airport (BUT/EGOB), Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
Bad weather at the destination Burtonwood forced the crew to divert to Valley. The C-47 flew into a cliff. The wreckage was found on November 22.

Informationsquelle:
» Peak District Air Accident Research (peakdistrictaircrashes.co.uk)
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Paris-Le Bourget Airport to Burtonwood Airport as the crow flies is 602 km (376 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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