Narrative:The Dakota C.4 suffered a runaway of both props. A belly landing was performed in a paddy field after which the aircraft caught fire.
|Date:||Monday 11 February 1946|
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 27070/15625|
|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)|
» 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 Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.