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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 21 February 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-30-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Rhodesian Air Force
Registration: R3707
C/n / msn: 32946/16198
First flight: 1945
Total airframe hrs:5818
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rushinga Forward Airfield (   Zimbabwe)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Ground looped on landing due to brake failure.

Sources:
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