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Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:Tuesday 19 September 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-15-DK Skytrain
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-92842
MSN: 12687
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Retie (   Belgium)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Aldermaston-USAAF Station 467, United Kingdom
Destination airport:Aldermaston-USAAF Station 467, United Kingdom
Narrative:
Crashed during Operation Market Garden after being struck by flak in the area of Reusel, Netherlands. Three crewmen bailed out safely and the aircraft crashed at the Vlieerdreef in Retie, Belgium.

Sources:
» bhic.nl
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Verliesregister 1939-1945 : Alle militaire vliegtuigverliezen in Nederland tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog - 1944 / Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945


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