ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) 41-7856 Gibraltar-North Front RAF Station (GIB)
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Date:Wednesday 11 November 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-7856
MSN: 4355
First flight: 1942
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gibraltar-North Front RAF Station (GIB) (   Gibraltar)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gibraltar-North Front RAF Station (GIB/LXGB), Gibraltar
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed during takeoff from Gibraltar. The aircraft was overloaded.

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


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