ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3) 42-92998 Poleymieux
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Date:Wednesday 1 November 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-92998
MSN: 12861
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Poleymieux (   France)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Roma-Ciampino Air Base (CIA/LIRA), Italy
Destination airport:?
The aircraft was damaged beyond repair in a forced landing.

Forced landing outside airport

» Crashes de C 47 de l'usaaf, à la Toussaint 1944, dans la Vallée du Rhône
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