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Last updated: 22 October 2017
Datum:Montag 26 Januar 1959
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: KJ810
Werknummer: 25594/14149
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Kuala Lumpur RAF Station (   Malaysia)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Kuala Lumpur RAF Station (WMKF), Malaysia
Flug nach:Penang International Airport (PEN/WMKP), Malaysia
The Dakota stalled and crashed on takeoff. Investigation revealed that the elevators were still locked.

» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» RAF Dakota crashes (The Standard, 26-1-1959)


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KJ810 is stalling on takeoff from RAF Kuala Lumpur
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kuala Lumpur RAF Station to Penang International Airport as the crow flies is 288 km (180 miles).

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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