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Last updated: 21 April 2021
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Date:Tuesday 12 October 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KN523
Msn: 33068/16320
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bückeburg RAF Station (   Germany)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The tailwheel dropped into a hole during taxiing. The Dakota was not repaired.

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


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