ASN Aircraft accident Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KJ936 Whitehorse Airport, YT (YXY)
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Date:Wednesday 22 February 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: KJ936
MSN: 26109/14664
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:4 km (2.5 mls) S of Whitehorse Airport, YT (YXY) (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Whitehorse Airport, YT (YXY/CYXY), Canada
Destination airport:?
The aircraft struck a stand of trees after an engine failed on takeoff from Whitehorse, Canada. It came down 4 km from the runway. Both wings, engines, propellers, fuselage, and tail plane were severely damaged.

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