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Last updated: 15 November 2019
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Datum:Donnerstag 23 November 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-23332
Werknummer: 9194
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von England [English Channel] (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Villacoublay Advanced Landing Ground A-42 (LFPV), Frankreich
Flug nach:Barkston Heath RAF Station (EGYE), Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 transport plane went missing during a cargo flight from France to England. It likely crashed in the English Channel. Weather conditions reported en route included low clouds and rain.



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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 Villacoublay Advanced Landing Ground A-42 to Barkston Heath RAF Station as the crow flies is 501 km (313 miles).

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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