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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Fecha:martes 24 julio 1945
Hora:ca 09:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-108982
Numéro de série: 13668
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:6,4 km (4 milles) E of Glossop, Shelf Moor (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Leicester Airport (EGBG), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Glasgow-Renfrew Airport, Reino Unido
Descripción:
The C-47 transport plane operated on a flight from airfield Poix Advanced Landing Ground B-44 in France to Glasgow-Renfrew. An intermediate stop was planned at Leicester East. The airplane went missing during the last leg of the flight. The wreckage was discovered after two days.
The accident likely happened as the airplane was flying in cloud over hilly terrain.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Peak District Air Accident Research (peakdistrictaircrashes.co.uk)


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