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Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:Saturday 26 May 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-93821
C/n / msn: 13775
First flight: 1944
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mannheim Advanced Landing Ground Y-89 (MHG) (   Germany)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Reported "salvaged" by USAAF on 5 July 1945 as the result of an accident. The actual date of the accident could be before that date. The last known mishap with the aircraft was on May 26 when it suffered a landing accident in Germany.

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


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