Accident description
Last updated: 28 August 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 11 February 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-20-DK Dakota C.4
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KN205
C/n / msn: 15625/27070
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Saigon (   Vietnam)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Dakota C.4 suffered a runaway of both props. A belly landing was performed in a padi field after which the aircraft caught fire.

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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