Narrative:The Dakota ditched as a result of fuel starvation in poor weather. The airplane crashed at position 14.44 N, 96.50 E.
|Date:||Sunday 16 September 1945|
Douglas C-47A-1-DK Dakota C.3
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|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 of Ye, Myanmar [Andaman Sea] ( Indian Ocean)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
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.