Narrative:One of the engines suffered an uncontained failure. The engine subsequently fell off the wing and the pilot carried out a belly landing.
|Date:||Saturday 10 January 1948|
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 32854/16106|
|First flight:|| 1945|
|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:||40 km (25 mls) NW of Cairo ( Egypt)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
» 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.