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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Date:Wednesday 7 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15165
MSN: 19631
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Normandy (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Folkingham-USAAF Station AAF-484, United Kingdom
Destination airport:Folkingham-USAAF Station AAF-484, United Kingdom
Ditched during Normandy invasion (Operation Overlord) after AA damage. The airplane flew a resupply mission.

» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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