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Last updated: 4 December 2021
Date:Tuesday 6 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-15-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-92845
MSN: 12691
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:English Channel (   United Kingdom)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:North Witham USAAF Station AAF-479, United Kingdom
Destination airport:North Witham USAAF Station AAF-479, United Kingdom
Ditched in the English Channel. The paratroopers and crew were rescued by HMS Tartar.
The aircraft operated on a mission out of North Witham.



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