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Last updated: 1 December 2020
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Date:Sunday 16 December 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: FL573
C/n / msn: 11980
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Jakarta-Kemayoran Airport (JKT) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jakarta-Kemayoran Airport (JKT), Indonesia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Dakota was departing from Kemayoran when the pilot lost control on takeoff. The airplane ran into trucks and caught fire. One person on the ground was killed.

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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