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Accident description
Last updated: 15 December 2017
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Date:Sunday 29 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: 41-7855
C/n / msn: 4354
First flight: 1942
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mocta Douz (   Algeria)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Reportedly crashed near Mocta Douz, Algeria, following a bird strike.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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