Accident Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) 41-18681, Wednesday 12 January 1944
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Date:Wednesday 12 January 1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-18681
MSN: 6087
Year of manufacture:1942
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Monte Tezio -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gioia Del Colle Air Base (LIBV)
Destination airport:Gioia Del Colle Air Base (LIBV)
Narrative:
The C-47 impacted a ridge of Monte Tezio in Italy after dropping paratroopers near Lago Trasimeno, Italy.

Sources:

The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
MACR
http://www.archeologidellaria.org/

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photo (c) Silvano Marti, via Guido Esposito; Monte Tezio; 2015

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