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Last updated: 12 December 2017
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 21 diciembre 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operador:South African Air Force - SAAF
Registración: KG498
Numéro de série: 12820
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 22 / Ocupantes: 23
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:16 km (10 milles) SSW of Torrettoria (   Italia)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The aircraft was evacuating wounded personnel from Athens to Italy and there were seven RAF/SAAF men and sixteen others on board. The pilot descended in cloud when uncertain of the aircraft's position and the aircraft struck a hill at a height of 1200 feet about 25 miles from its destination. There was a single survivor.

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Douglas DC-3

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