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Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Fecha:sábado 11 noviembre 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DK (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 43-48473
Numéro de série: 25734/14289
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Llyn Dulyn (   Reino Unido)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Francia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Burtonwood Airport (BUT/EGOB), Reino Unido
Descripción:
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.

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


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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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