Airplane Crash - Herrenalb, Germany 11/01/1945

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Herrenalb, Germany


Date11/01/1945
Time15:30
LocationHerrenalb, Germany
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Army Air Forces
TypeDouglas C-47A-DK
Registration42-93041
Cn/In12909
Aboard30
Fatalities26
Ground0
SummaryThe crew descended through low overcast to obtain their position. Followed an river and crashed into wooded mountainside. Navigator error in not informing the pilot of high terrain.

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