Mid-air collision Accident Douglas C-47A-20-DL (DC-3) 42-23527, Sunday 14 May 1944
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Date:Sunday 14 May 1944
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-20-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-23527
MSN: 9389
Year of manufacture:1943
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Gaudo -   Italy
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
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Narrative:
Three Douglas C-47 transport planes crashed following a mid-air collision near Gaudo, Italy.
The aircraft involved were 41-18446 (1 killed); 42-23527 (5 killed); and 42-92992 (2 killed).

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Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
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