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Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Fecha:martes 15 enero 1946
Hora:18:25
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: KN557
Numéro de série: 33171/16423
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 23
Total:Fatalidades: 25 / Ocupantes: 27
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:8 km (5 milles) S of Marseille (   Francia)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Douglas C-47 flew off course until it crashed into a hill in poor weather. There were two survivors.

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


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