Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Freitag 12 November 1948
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B Dakota C.4
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: KN633
Werknummer: 16569/33317
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:7,5 km (4.7 Meilen) E of Rawang (   Malaysia)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Kuala Lumpur (unknown airport), Malaysia
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
In early morning of 12 November 1948, an RAF Spitfire FR.18 (TP231) crashed near Serendah. A Dakota, KN633, from the 110 Squadron based at Kuala Lumpur was dispatched on a SAR mission. While flying low the airplane contacted trees and crashed.

Informationsquelle:
» BAAA-ACRO
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Malaya Historical Group


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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.
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