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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Datum:Donnerstag 23 Dezember 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DL
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 43-30733
Werknummer: 13884
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Brown Willy, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Newquay-St Mawgan RAF Station (NQY/EGDG), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Grove USAAF Station AAF-519, Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
The C-47A was being ferried to Grove when it impacted a hill shortly after takeoff from RAF St Mawgan.

Informationsquelle:
» Aircraft Wrecks: The Walker's Guide / By Nick Wotherspoon, Alan Clark, Mark Sheldon


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Distance from Newquay-St Mawgan RAF Station to Grove USAAF Station AAF-519 as the crow flies is 278 km (174 miles).

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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