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Last updated: 21 January 2021
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Datum:donderdag 10 mei 1945
Tijd:12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 44-77406
Constructienummer: 32802
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:17 km (10.6 mijl) van Dungeness (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
A Supermarine Spitfire flew into a formation of aircraft hitting the left wing the C-46. The C-46 had its wing sheared off and spun to the ground from an altitude of 3000 feet. The Spitfire disintegrated on impact.

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