Accident Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3) CCCP-L837, Thursday 13 January 1944
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Date:Thursday 13 January 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Registration: CCCP-L837
MSN: 9615
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Location:near Svoryn -   Belarus
Phase: Take off
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Destination airport:
The C-47 operated on a supply flight for the Sikorski partisan unit in the area of Svoryn, Brest Region of Belarus. The airstrip was short and soaked. Attempting to take off the pilot tried to lift off at low speed. The left wing hit the ground and the crashed. As the accident happened behind the German lines the damaged aircraft had to be abandoned.


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