Accident
Last updated: 23 September 2014
Status:
Datum:Donnerstag 25 Juli 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK Dakota C.4
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: KN585
Werknummer: 16471/33219
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 22
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:40 km (25 Meilen) NE of Bassein (   Myanmar)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Bassein Airport (BSX), Myanmar
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
A failure of the left wing after the plane entered a cumulo-nimbus cloud, caused the plane to crash into a swamp.

Informationsquelle:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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