UI Douglas C-47A-DK (DC-3) 42-92061, Wednesday 11 August 1943
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Date:Wednesday 11 August 1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-92061
MSN: 11820
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:UI
Location:Pleuven -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Belfast-Nutts Corner Airport
Destination airport:Newquay-St Mawgan RAF Station (NQY/EGDG)
Narrative:
An American C-47 crashed on August 11th 1943 near Pleuven, France. It was shot down by two German Messerschmitts after becoming lost during a flight to St. Mawgan. The crew was composed of: 2nd Lt Sidney H. Jablowitch; 2nd Lt Lloyd C. Mahurin; Navigator Lois E. Rapin; Corporal Sam Kahn were all killed.
Sergeant Cecil E. Bell survived.

Sources:

Aérosteles : Lieux de mémoire aéronautique
American War Memorials Overseas

Images:


photo (c) Nicolas OLLIVIER; 28 August 2018

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