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Last updated: 16 November 2019
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Datum:zaterdag 16 december 1944
Tijd:01:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 41-18393
Constructienummer: 4431
Bouwjaar: 1942
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Lawrenceville-George AAF, IL (LWV) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Lawrenceville-George AAF, IL (LWV/KLWV), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Lawrenceville-George AAF, IL (LWV/KLWV), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
A Douglas C-47 transport aircraft was destroyed when it crashed after striking trees on final approach to Lawrenceville-George Field, IL. All three crew members were killed in the accident. The airplane was one of three that were returning from a night time formation-training mission.

Bronnen:
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 3: August 1944-December 1945 / Anthony J. Mireles


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