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Last updated: 24 January 2020
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Datum:Dienstag 19 September 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: FD865
Werknummer: 9411
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Capo Carbonara (   Italien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Napoli-Capodichino Airport (NAP/LIRN), Italien
Flug nach:Cagliari-Elmas Airport (CAG/LIEE), Italien
Unfallbericht:
A Douglas Dakota III transport plane operated by No. 267 Squadron RAF departed Bari on a routine flight to Napoli, Cagliari and return. The aircraft went missing during the second leg of the flight.
Within two days the Navy picked up wreckage washed ashore off Cape Carbonara.

Informationsquelle:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Lostaircraft.com


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Distance from Napoli-Capodichino Airport to Cagliari-Elmas Airport as the crow flies is 478 km (299 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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