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Last updated: 29 January 2022
Estado:
Fecha:martes 12 enero 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49G-DO (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: LR235
Numéro de série: 1949
Año de Construcción: 1937
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Tezpur Airport (TEZ) (   India)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tezpur-Salonibari Airport (TEZ/VETZ), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The RAF Dakota took-off on a night sortie and lost an engine soon after becoming airborne. The crew shut down fuel supply to the burning engine as the pilot turned back towards Tezpur Airport. A belly landing was made in drizzle and low cloud conditions. The aircraft hit a clump of bamboo which swung the aircraft around.

Fuentes:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» rafcommands.com


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