Accident description
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 9 August 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-25-DK Dakota C.4
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KN336
C/n / msn: 15901/32649
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Salalah Airport (SLL) (   Oman) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Salalah Airport (SLL/OOSA), Oman
Narrative:
The Dakota C.4 flew into the ground while approaching Salalah in clouds.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground

Sources:
» BAAA-ACRO
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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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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