Accident Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) 41-19483, Tuesday 13 July 1943
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Date:Tuesday 13 July 1943
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: 41-19483
MSN: 6126
Year of manufacture:1942
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:20 km SW of Catania, Sicily -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:El Djem Airfield
Destination airport:El Djem Airfield
Narrative:
Crashed near Catania, Sicily, Italy after being hit by enemy anti-aircraft fire. The aircraft operated in a paradrop flight from El Djem, Tunisia.

Sources:

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

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