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Last updated: 14 November 2018
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Date:Friday 19 October 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: FL577
C/n / msn: 11984
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bangkok-Don Muang Airport (BKK) (   Thailand)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Thailand
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
An engine failed on takeoff. The Dakota belly landed and overshot the runway into marshy ground.

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


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