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Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:Wednesday 15 November 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Aeroflot
Registration: CCCP-L928
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:120 km (75 mls) SW off Memel [Baltic Sea] (   Atlantic Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft operated on a supply mission from Polan to target No. 36 of the NKGB, 80 km south-west of Danzig (now Gdansk, Poland) in poor weather at night. The aircraft went missing over the Baltic Sea somewhere off the coast of Eastern Prussia. Last contact with the aircraft was 120 km south-west off Memel (now Klaipeda, Lithuania).

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