Accident description
Last updated: 21 December 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 17 January 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DK Dakota C.4
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KJ858
C/n / msn: 25797/14352
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:0,8 km (0.5 mls) SW of Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP) (   Singapore)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL), Singapore
Narrative:
The Dakota C.4 crash-landed and caught fire after an engine had lost power while the airplane was on approach to Singapore-Seletar Airport.

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


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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