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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Fecha:domingo 17 septiembre 1944
Hora:13:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-93803
Numéro de série: 13755
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Retie (   Bélgica)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Aldermaston-USAAF Station 467, Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Aldermaston-USAAF Station 467, Reino Unido
Descripción:
The aircraft operated on a paratroop mission as part of Operation Market Garden. The 17 paratroopers were dropped over Dropzone A, near Veghel, the Netherlands.
On the way back the aircraft was hit by flak and an in-flight fire developed. One crew members survived after bailing out.

Fuentes:
» MACR
» armyairforces.com
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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