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Last updated: 14 April 2021
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Date:Monday 29 August 1949
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: KN544
C/n / msn: 33149/16401
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:North Luffenham RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
During a night flight both propellers were feathered in error. The Dakota bellylanded and caught fire.

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


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