Narrative:A whirlwind struck Palam Airport causing the roof of a hangar to collapse. Three RAF Douglas Dakota aircraft were damaged beyond repair: FL509 (msn 10027), KN537 (msn 33137/16389) and KP261 (msn 33563/16815).
|Date:||Thursday 6 June 1946|
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 33137/16389|
|First flight:|| 1945|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL) ( India)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
» 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.