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Last updated: 20 June 2019
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Date:Thursday 3 May 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: 43-15117
C/n / msn: 19583
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Quara (   Italy)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tarquinia Airfield, Italy
Destination airport:Villacoublay Advanced Landing Ground A-42 (LFPV), France
Narrative:
Crashed on clandestine supply drop.

Sources:
» MACR


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Distance from Tarquinia Airfield to Villacoublay Advanced Landing Ground A-42 as the crow flies is 1033 km (645 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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