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Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:Monday 5 February 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-92707
C/n / msn: 12537
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:near Napoli (   Italy)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tarquinia Airfield, Italy
Destination airport:Napoli-Capodichino Airport (NAP/LIRN), Italy
Narrative:
Missing in service during a training flight.

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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 Tarquinia Airfield to Napoli-Capodichino Airport as the crow flies is 257 km (161 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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