Narrative:The crew were lost and the Dakota ran out of fuel. A forced landing was carried out. The Dakota is also reported to have returned to the USAF in May 1946.
|Date:||16 JAN 1946|
|Type:||Douglas C-47B-20-DK Dakota C.4|
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 15531/26976|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Yelvertoft, QLD (Australia)
|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.