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.
Loss of control
|Date:||Tuesday 12 February 1946|
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 27097/15652|
|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)|
» 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.