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Last updated: 5 July 2020
Estado:
Fecha:martes 13 marzo 1945
Hora:17:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53 Skytrooper (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-6461
Numéro de série: 4913
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,6 km (1 milles) NE of Vitra (   Francia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Saint-Dizier Advanced Landing Ground A-64 (LFSI), Francia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Grove USAAF Station AAF-519, Reino Unido
Descripción:
The aircraft crashed during a forced landing following a no.2 engine fire. The aircraft had departed Saint-Dizier at 16:45.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» francecrashes39-45.net


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Distance from Saint-Dizier Advanced Landing Ground A-64 to Grove USAAF Station AAF-519 as the crow flies is 555 km (347 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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