Accident description
Last updated: 16 April 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 3 February 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK Dakota C.3
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KG502
C/n / msn: 12824
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
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Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Carlisle (   United Kingdom) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Flew into the side of Cold Fell while descending through clouds during a night-time navigation flight.

Events:

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


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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.
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