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Last updated: 18 November 2019
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Datum:Montag 17 Dezember 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: KN444
Werknummer: 32912/16164
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Coulsdon (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Unfallbericht:
After takeoff the crew simulated an engine failure on takeoff. One of the propellers was feathered, but the crew failed to raise the undercarriage. The airplane could not maintain altitude and crash-landed. It appeared that the undercarriage locking pins were still in place.

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


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