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Last updated: 12 May 2021
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Fecha:sábado 24 marzo 1945
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: FZ649
Numéro de série: 12207
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Wesel (   Alemania)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Dakota III, FZ649, took part in the Rhine crossing operation. FZ649 released its glider but was then hit in a fuel tank by flak. The wireless operator baled out of the burning aircraft but three other crew members were killed when the aircraft broke up in the air.

Fuentes:
» Battle of Britain Monument
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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