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Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:Thursday 22 August 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-16276
C/n / msn: 20742
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:16 km (10 mls) W of Garmisch-Partenkirchen (   Germany)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Paris (unknown airport), France
Destination airport:Erding Air Base (ETSE), Germany
Narrative:
Crashed, killing all five on board.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» El Litoral, 26-8-1946


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