Accident
Last updated: 21 December 2014
Status:
Datum:Dienstag 22 März 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-10-DK Dakota C.4
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: KJ970
Werknummer: 26264/14819
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) SE of Lübeck (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Berlin-R.A.F. Gatow Airport (GWW/EDBG), Deutschland
Flug nach:Lübeck-Blankensee RAF Station (LBC/EDHL), Deutschland
Unfallbericht:
Dakota KJ970 was participating in the Berlin Airlift operation. It was returning to Lübeck at night when it flew into the ground during a Blind Approach Beam System (BABS) approach.

Informationsquelle:
» BAAA-ACRO
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The History of British Military Conflicts since 1945
» Die Rosinenbomber: Die Berliner Luftbrücke 1948/49, Huschke, Wolfgang J.


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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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