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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Datum:Mittwoch 10 Januar 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: KJ835
Werknummer: 25619/14174
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Sileby, Leicestershire (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Unfallbericht:
The Dakota IV took off for a night cross country exercise in snow and poor visibility. Shortly afterwards the carburettors iced up and control was lost. The aircraft dived into the ground between Barrow on Soar and Sileby and caught fire. The 3 crew were killed.

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