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Last updated: 27 January 2022
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Datum:dinsdag 12 januari 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49G-DO (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: LR235
Constructienummer: 1949
Bouwjaar: 1937
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Tezpur Airport (TEZ) (   India)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Tezpur-Salonibari Airport (TEZ/VETZ), India
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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