Narrative:Flew into the side of Cold Fell while descending through clouds during a night-time navigation flight.
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain
|Date:||Sunday 3 February 1946|
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 12824|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||near Carlisle ( United Kingdom)
|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.