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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 26 February 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Operator:South African Air Force - SAAF
Registration: 6858
C/n / msn: 33376/16628
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Swartkop Air Base (   South Africa)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Written off.

Sources:
» Dakota Part 4: The SAAF Experience II: 2012 Drakensberg crash


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