Accident Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3) 6063,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 336353
 

Date:Sunday 14 August 1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
Registration: 6063
MSN: 13737
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Ankara -   Turkey
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ankara-Etimesgut Airport (ANK/LTAD)
Destination airport:Izmir Airport
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff due to engine failure. Three Turkish crew and four RAF personnel (attaché Gilbert Bartholomew, 45) died. Coded E-063.

Sources:

Toledo Blade 15 August 1949, p6
tayyareci.com

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