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Last updated: 28 October 2016
Datum:Dienstag 15 Januar 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: KN557
Werknummer: 33171/16423
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 23
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 25 / Insassen: 27
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:8 km (5 Meilen) S of Marseille (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
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The Douglas C-47 flew off course until it crashed into a hill in poor weather. There were two survivors.

» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Forum Thread: accident of Dakota IV KN557, 15th January 1946


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