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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 29 November 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: KG527
C/n / msn: 13010
First flight: 1944
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Biggin Hill Airport (BQH) (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:London-Biggin Hill Airport (BQH/EGKB), United Kingdom
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed at Biggin Hill, U.K. with the elevator locks still in place.
The airframe was later used as a ground based trainer, 4989M.

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


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