ASN logo
Last updated: 24 November 2020
Status:
Date:Saturday 28 April 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KG406
C/n / msn: 12441
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:17 km (10.6 mls) SE off Foreland, Kent (   United Kingdom)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Brussel/Evere Advanced Landing Ground B-56, Belgium
Narrative:
An RAF Douglas C-47A crashed into the English Channel while en route to Brussels/Evere Advanced Landing Ground B-56 and Nivelles. The aircraft took from its base at 06:33, carrying photographic materials and as lone Nursing Orderly. It was seen to crash into the sea. Although a thorough search was made of the area by a motor launch and a Walrus Air-Sea-Rescue aircraft no trace was found of the aircraft or its crew.

Sources:
» Remember Them


Photos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft
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.
languages: languages

Share