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Last updated: 10 April 2020
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Date:Sunday 13 September 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: KP-2/OT-CWB
C/n / msn: 20741
First flight: 1944
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:Luluaba (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-47 ran out of fuel during a long flight over Congo. A forced landing was carried out at Luluaba. It was considered beyond economical repair.

Classification:
Forced landing on runway

Sources:
» Belgian Military Aircraft Database / Belgian Aviation History Association (BAHA)


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