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Figures of the 9th Troop Carrier Command during the Normandy landing

US 9th Troop Carrier Command (TCC) air operations figures

D-Day air operations – June 6, 1944

Airborne operations of the IXth Troop Carrier Command (TCC)

Events
Operation Albany
Operation Boston
Planned aircraft
433
378
Airplanes having taken off
431
377
Aborted take-offs
2
1
Aircraft shot down / missing
13
8
Damaged aircraft
81
115
Injured crew members
4
11
Crew members killed / missing
48
17
Transported paratroopers
6 928
6 420
Dropped paratroopers
6 750
6 350

Glider transport operations of the IXth TCC

Events
Operation Chicago
Operation Détroit
Operation Reokuk
Operation Elmira
Operation Galveston
Operation Hackensack
Planned Aircraft
52
52
32
177
102
101
Airplanes having taken off
51
52
32
175
100
101
Aborted take-offs
1
0
0
2
2
0
Aircraft shot down / missing
1
1
0
5
0
0
Damaged aircraft
7
38
1
92
26
11
Wounded crew members
4
4
0
1
84
70
Crew members killed / missing
1
3
0
8
2
0
Horsa gliders
0
0
32
140
20
30
Waco gliders
52
52
0
36
82
70
Glider pilots killed / missing
14
14
0
26
0
3
Transported units
155
220
157
1 190
968
1 331
Transported artillery guns
16
16
6
37
20
0
Transported vehicles
25
27
40
123
41
34
Transported material (tonnes)
14
10
19
131
26
38

 Supply operations of the IXth TCC

Events
Operation Freeport
Operation Memphis
Planned aircraft
208
119
Aircraft Devices having taken off
153
117
Aborted take-offs
55
2
Aircraft shot down / missing
11
2
Damaged aircraft
94
35
Wounded crew members
22
4
Crew members killed / missing
29
2
Transported units
76
-
Dropped units
22
-
Transported material (in tons)
211
221
Dropped material (in tons)
156
215

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