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Last updated: 16 June 2019
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Date:Friday 14 December 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-93159
C/n / msn: 13040
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Villieu (   France)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Forced landing in fog following fuel shortage.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Drames aeriens dans le departement de lŽAin


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photo of Douglas-C-47A-42-93159
accident date: 14-12-1945
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: 42-93159
photo of Douglas-C-47A-42-93159
accident date: 14-12-1945
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: 42-93159
 
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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