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Last updated: 26 May 2020
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Date:Saturday 24 March 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-100674
C/n / msn: 19137
First flight: 1943
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:on Rhein crossing ops, near Wesel (   Germany)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down during Rhein crossing (Operation Varsity). No further details.



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