Accident Douglas Dakota III (DC-3) KG747,
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Date:Saturday 8 June 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KG747
MSN: 25291/13846
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 22 / Occupants: 22
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:1,6 km NE of Oni -   Nigeria
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN)
Destination airport:Lagos/Ikeja International Airport (LOS/DNMM)
Weather was poor as the airplane flew from Kano to Ikeja in Nigeria. The pilot descended below the clouds but the plane hit trees and crashed.


Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley

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