Narrative:An engine failure was simulated on takeoff from RAF Crosby. The aircraft lost height and belly landed.
Forced landing outside airport
|Date:||Thursday 28 March 1946|
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 13477|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Brampton ( United Kingdom)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Departure airport:||Crosby RAF Station, United Kingdom|
» 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.