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Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:Sunday 3 December 1944
Time:10:28
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15500
C/n / msn: 19966
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:24 km (15 mls) SE of Saint-Valery-en-Caux (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Newbury-Greenham Common RAF Station (EWY/EGVI), United Kingdom
Destination airport:Saint-Dizier Advanced Landing Ground A-64 (LFSI), France
Narrative:
The airplane was flying in severe icing conditions and heavy overcast when it crashed.

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