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Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Date:Wednesday 9 May 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-48880
C/n / msn: 26141/14696
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Rosières en Haye Advanced Landing Ground A-98 (   France)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Rosières en Haye Advanced Landing Ground A-98 (LFSL), France
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged in a takeoff accident.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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photo of Douglas-C-47B-5-DK-43-48880
accident date: 09-05-1945
type: Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
registration: 43-48880
photo of Douglas-C-47B-5-DK-43-48880
accident date: 09-05-1945
type: Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
registration: 43-48880
 
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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