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Accident
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Datum:maandag 19 juni 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: FZ600
Constructienummer: 12155
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Kohima (   Myanmar)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Agartala-Singerbhil Airport (IXA/VEAT), India
Vliegveld van aankomst:Agartala-Singerbhil Airport (IXA/VEAT), India
Beschrijving:
The Douglas Dakota III transport plane took off from Agartala, India with 600 lb of supplies for relieved Kohima garrison. Weather was bad at the Drop Zone, and in attempting to get into a dropping position, the airplane flew into a cloud-covered hill.

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


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