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Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Date:Friday 5 May 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: FZ599
MSN: 12154
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Ampi, Assam (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Broadway Airstrip, Myanmar
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Dakota FZ599 of 194 Sqn RAF took off from Broadway Strip in Burma at 17:10Z on 5 May 1944. The aircraft
was engaged in taking personnel and equipment into Broadway and evacuating No 16 Brigade from Broadway and Aberdeen.
It hit trees and crashed into a steep gully, killing all aboard.

Sources:
» Missing with no known grave / Alan Storr


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