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Last updated: 6 May 2021
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Fecha:miércoles 9 mayo 1945
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: KK179
Numéro de série: 26870/15425
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
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Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Cox's Bazar Airport (CXB) (   Bangladesh)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cox's Bazar Airport (CXB/VGCB), Bangladesh
Descripción:
RAF Dakota KK179 swung off the runway at Cox's Bazar when it landed in a thunderstorm. It ran into Dakota KN233 (msn 27101/15656). Both aircraft were destroyed by an ensuing fire.

Fuentes:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Warbirds of India (warbirds.in)


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