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Last updated: 16 January 2021
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Date:Thursday 1 February 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KN289
C/n / msn: 32537/15789
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Bury, QC (   Canada)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Montreal-Dorval International Airport, QC (YUL/CYUL), Canada
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crash-landed in a field between Sherbrooke and Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, Canada. The crew walked into Bury village.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» The Windsor Daily Star 2 February 1945, p7


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