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Last updated: 3 December 2020
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Date:Monday 19 August 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Bled (   Slovenia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down by a Yugoslav Air Force Yakovlev 3 fighter plane.

Sources:
» Passauer Neue Presse 12 October 1946, p1
» Chicago Tribune Aug. 27, 1946


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