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Last updated: 3 December 2020
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Date:Tuesday 3 April 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15179
C/n / msn: 19645
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Ettinghausen (   Germany)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cottesmore RAF Station (EGXJ), United Kingdom
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-47 transport plane operated on a supply flight to Germany. It was shot down by German fighter.

Sources:
» MACR
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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