Accident description
Last updated: 20 April 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 15 March 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-25-DK Dakota C.4
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KN351
C/n / msn: 15965/32713
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN) (   Myanmar)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY), Myanmar
Narrative:
The Dakota lost directional control following a burst tyre on landing. The undercarriage collapsed.

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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