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Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Fecha:lunes 17 diciembre 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: KN444
Numéro de série: 32912/16164
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Coulsdon (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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.

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


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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.
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