Accident
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Datum:vrijdag 12 november 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B Dakota C.4
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: KN633
Constructienummer: 16569/33317
Bouwjaar: 1945
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:7,5 km (4.7 mijl) E of Rawang (   MaleisiŰ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kuala Lumpur (unknown airport), MaleisiŰ
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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» 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 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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