Accident description
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 16 September 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DK Dakota C.3
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: FL610
C/n / msn: 12021
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:96 km (60 mls) SW off Ye, Myanmar [Andaman Sea] (   Indian Ocean) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Dakota ditched as a result of fuel starvation in poor weather. The airplane crashed at position 14.44 N, 96.50 E.

Classification:
Ditching

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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