Messerschmitt Me 323  "Gigant"

Me 323 blir nerskjuten ver Medelhavet

Me 323

Lossning

Lastning

En Maultier lossas frn en Me 323.
Me 323 under lastning.

 

Me 323 Gigant

Me 323

Me 323 in North Africa

Type

Heavy transport plane

Armament

5 x 7,92mm MG 15
6 x 7,92mm MG 34
5 x 13mm MG 131
1 x 20mm MG 151

Engine

 6 x Gnme-Rhne 14N 48/49 14cyl two row radial engine 1140hp each

Weight 

D - Empty 27.330kg - Max load 43.000kg
E - Empty 28.000kg - Max load 45.000kg

Crew

5 men crew and 130 troops

Speed

285km/h

Year of construction

May 1942-March 1944

Quantity

213

User

Germany

Manufacturer

Messerschmitt AG