Accident Douglas C-47D (DC-3) 43-49249, Wednesday 6 April 1949
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Date:Wednesday 6 April 1949
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Royal Hellenic Air Force
Registration: 43-49249
MSN: 26510/15065
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Pirsogianni -   Greece
Phase: En route
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:

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Ioannis Mylonas (e-mail, 30-9-2015)

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