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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Sunday 7 May 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: FL506
C/n / msn: 10024
First flight: 1943
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Jorhat Airport (JRH) (   India)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Jorhat-Rowriah Airport (JRH/VEJT), India
Narrative:
The Dakota III transport plane hit a train after it skidded off the runway on landing at Jorhat-Rowriah Airport, India.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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