Accident description
Last updated: 28 August 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 13 February 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK Dakota 3
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: KG397
C/n / msn: 12432
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 18
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) SW of Warlingham (   United Kingdom) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), United Kingdom
Narrative:
Flew into a high ground in clouds while on approach to Croydon.

Sources:
» BAAA-ACRO
» 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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