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Accident
Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Fecha:jueves 25 julio 1946
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: KN585
Numéro de série: 33219/16471
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 18 / Ocupantes: 18
Total:Fatalidades: 22 / Ocupantes: 22
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:40 km (25 milles) NE of Bassein (   Birmania)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bassein Airport (BSX/VYPN), Birmania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
A failure of the left wing after the plane entered a cumulo-nimbus cloud, caused the plane to crash into a swamp.

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


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