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Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:Thursday 21 September 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: FZ620
MSN: 12175
First flight: 1943
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Doorwerth (   Netherlands)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed after crew abandoned aircraft after flak hit.
The Dakota was part of a 13 aircraft formation that transported 208 panniers to dropzone "V" at Arnhem, the Netherlands.

Sources:
» The Battle of Arnhem Archive


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