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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 17 November 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: KG310
C/n / msn: 12305
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Wien-Schwechat RAF Station (VIE) (   Austria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Wien-Schwechat RAF Station (VIE/LOWW), Austria
Narrative:
While on approach in poor visibility conditions, the wing contacted the ground. The aircraft consequently crash-landed short of the runway.

Classification:
Loss of control

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


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