Accident Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3) 43-15078, Wednesday 7 June 1944
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Date:Wednesday 7 June 1944
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15078
MSN: 19544
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:off Normandy -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by AA, ditched during Normandy invasion (Operation Overlord).

Sources:

The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge

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