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Last updated: 14 August 2020
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Date:Friday 23 November 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: KG520
C/n / msn: 12924
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 26 / Occupants: 26
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:8 km (5 mls) E of Jakarta-Kemayoran Airport (JKT) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Dakota belly landed following an engine failure. The occupants were murdered by locals.

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 2182nd loss
  • 653rd fatal accident
  • 15th worst accident (at the time)
  • 90th worst accident (currently)
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 Indonesia
  • 2nd worst accident (at the time)
  • 25th worst accident (currently)
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