Accident description
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 16 March 1950
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: KN300
C/n / msn: 15804/32552
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Iringa-Nduli Airport (IRI) (   Tanzania) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Iringa-Nduli Airport (IRI/HTIR), Tanzania
Narrative:
The Dakota swung on landing. It ran off the side of the wet grass airstrip and struck a tree.

Events:

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings


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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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