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Last updated: 19 January 2021
Date:jeudi 1 juin 1944
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Compagnie:Royal Air Force - RAF
Immatriculation: FZ563
Numéro de série: 12098
Année de Fabrication: 1943
Equipage:victimes: 5 / à bord: 5
Passagers:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Total:victimes: 7 / à bord: 7
Dégats de l'appareil: Disparu
Conséquences: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Lieu de l'accident:près de Myitkyina (   Birmanie (Myanmar))
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Aéroport de départ:Sylhet Civil Airport (ZYL/VGSY), Bangladesh
Aéroport de destination:Sylhet Civil Airport (ZYL/VGSY), Bangladesh
Dakota FZ563 of 215 Sqn RAF, India, was one of 18 aircraft which left Sylhet in formation at 06:00 hours to drop supplies in Burma. In company with five other aircraft FZ563 was to drop at position 25.10°N 96.26°E. It was last seen in the vicinity of Myitkyina, Burma, dropping supplies on the target at 08:45 hours. It was raining at the time and weather conditions on the whole route extremely bad. It was assumed that the pilot tried to return under the cloud base. All other aircraft returned safely but nothing further was heard of FZ563 or its crew.

» Missing with no known grave / by Alan Storr


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