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Last updated: 14 November 2019
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Fecha:jueves 23 noviembre 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-23332
Numéro de série: 9194
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:de la costa de England [English Channel] (   Reino Unido)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Villacoublay Advanced Landing Ground A-42 (LFPV), Francia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Barkston Heath RAF Station (EGYE), Reino Unido
Descripción:
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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