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Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Monday 18 September 1944
Time:14:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL Skytrain
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-100896
C/n / msn: 19359
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 27
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Wageningen (   Netherlands)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down during Operation Market Garden. Crashed in flames.

Classification:
Shot down from the ground
Loss of control

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


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