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Last updated: 16 June 2019
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Date:Monday 9 April 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-23604
C/n / msn: 9466
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:within northern France (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Villacoublay Advanced Landing Ground A-42 (LFPV), France
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Missing in service. Last known location was reported as '335 km west of Frankfurt', which is in northern France

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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