Accident
Last updated: 20 December 2014
Statuts:
Date:mercredi 25 septembre 1946
Heure:09:31
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-25-DK Dakota C.4
Compagnie:Royal Air Force - RAF
Immatriculation: KN414
Numéro de série: 32839/16091
Année de Fabrication: 1945
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Equipage:victimes: 5 / à bord: 5
Passagers:victimes: 14 / à bord: 14
Total:victimes: 19 / à bord: 19
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:3 km (1.9 milles) WNW of Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG) (   Hong-Kong)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Militaire
Aéroport de départ:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong-Kong
Aéroport de destination:?
Détails:
The C-47 departed Hong Kong runway 31, climbing to a height of 700-800 feet. At that point the airplane lost control and crashed. The Dakota possibly stalled after encountering turbulence from the foothills.

Crew:
W/O (1522726) Alastair CHRISTIE (pilot) RAFVR - killed
W/O (1208876) Rex Neville BLACKMORE (2nd pilot) RAFVR - killed
F/Sgt (1624960) John Kendall HAZELDINE (pilot) RAFVR - killed
F/Sgt (1815869) John Wilfred HOLDEN (nav.) RAFVR - killed
F/Sgt (1875821) Richard Samuel BOND (WOp) RAFVR - killed

Passengers:
Mr. Ngo Uny from Hong Kong
Chiang Foe Hung from Yick Wah Trading Company of Hong Kong
Mrs. Lam Mour from Yick Wah Trading Company of Hong Kong
Master Chiang Chu from Yick Wah Trading Company of Hong Kong
Mr Troung Din Phoung from Yick Wah Trading Company of Hong Kong
Colonel Cyril Hew Dalrymple Wild M.B.E Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry, Chief War Crimes Liaison Officer ALFSEA HQ Singapore District.
Mr Reginald 'Rex' Spencer Davies Barrister Chief War Crimes Prosecutor Tokyo Trials from Whitchurch Bucks.
Mr Royal Arch Gunnison American War Correspondent for Mutual Broadcasting from New York, USA
Cpl (7665361) Samuel Scott Cameron - Royal Army Pay Corps.
Driver (T/14880775) Brian Thomas Partrick - Royal Army Service Corps.
Leading Signalman (D/JX 170243) John Charles Boardman - H.M.S Tamar Royal Navy.
Gunner (1491852) Robert Heathcock - 30 Field Regt Royal Artillery.
Driver (T/14929991) Paul Timerick- Royal Army Service Corps.
L/Cpl (T/14531630) M Adcock - Royal Army Service Corps.


Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Fepow Community


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