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Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 6 April 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Hellenic Air Force
Registration: 43-49249
C/n / msn: 26510/15065
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Pirsogianni (   Greece)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Aircraft was lost during the Greek Civil War when it was hit by an artillery shell while dropping supplies to the Greek Army near Pirsogianni at Grammos Mountain.

Sources:
» Scramble
» Ioannis Mylonas (e-mail, 30-9-2015)


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