Narrative:The Dakota lost height after suffering an engine failure. An emergency forced landing was carried out in which it struck a bank.
Forced landing outside airport
|Date:||Thursday 7 February 1946|
Douglas C-47B-35-DK Dakota C.4
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 16686/33434|
|First flight:|| 1945|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Dhorro Naro ( India)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
» 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.