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Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 25 March 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: FZ592
C/n / msn: 12147
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 5
Airplane damage: Unknown
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Blunsdon, Wiltshire (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A mid-air collision occurred between two RAF Douglas Dakota aircraft. FL641 (c/n 12069) crashed Blunsdon, Wiltshire, U.K, killing all five on board. FZ592 (c/n 12147) landed safely.

Sources:
» Youtube: dakota FL641 crash near swindon march 25 1944 two planes collide over haydon end farm


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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