Accident description
Last updated: 18 September 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 12 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: KN229
C/n / msn: 15652/27097
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Victoria Point (   Myanmar)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Dakota KN229 was performing a low run over the Victoria Point Airfield (now Kawthung). The wing of the airplane hit another RAF Douglas C-47B, KN206, which was parked at the airfield. It dove into the ground and burst into flames.

Classification:

Loss of control

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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