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Accident
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Datum:woensdag 10 januari 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: KJ835
Constructienummer: 25619/14174
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Sileby, Leicestershire (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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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