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Last updated: 22 November 2019
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Datum:Samstag 2 Februar 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-15-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-92879
Werknummer: 12729
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:24 km (15 Meilen) E of Aix-en-Provence (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Istres-Le Tubé Airport (LFMI), Frankreich
Flug nach:München-Riem Airport (MUC/EDDM), Deutschland
Unfallbericht:
Struck Pic des Mouches, a 1011 m high mountain.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Jean-Louis DELATTRE (E-mail 18-4-2010)


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Istres-Le Tubé Airport to München-Riem Airport as the crow flies is 728 km (455 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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