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Date:samedi 15 avril 1944
Heure:ca 17:00 UTC
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Compagnie:Royal Air Force - RAF
Immatriculation: KG508
Numéro de série: 12912
Année de Fabrication: 1944
Equipage:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:13 km (8.1 milles) E of Açu, RN (   Brésil)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Aéroport de départ:Belém (unknown airport), PA, Brésil
Aéroport de destination:Natal Airport, RN (NAT/SBNT), Brésil
Dakota KG508, from RAF Nassau, Bahamas, departed Belém, Brazil on a ferry flight to Natal at 10:20 UTC. The last contact by Natal with the aircraft was at 16:02 giving an ETA at Natal of 16:38. The aircraft failed to arrive. Two chutes were seen in the air and an aircraft falling in flames about 8 miles east of Açu at about 1700 hours GMT.
The weather at the time was a thick stratus layer and cumulus clouds with moderate turbulence, lightning and heavy rain.

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