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Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Datum:maandag 17 december 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: KN444
Constructienummer: 32912/16164
Bouwjaar: 1945
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Coulsdon (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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