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Last updated: 26 January 2022
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Datum:Montag 4 September 1944
Zeit:11:40
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:South African Air Force - SAAF
Kennzeichen: KG471
Werknummer: 12583
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,2 km (0.8 Meilen) ENE of Delabole, Cornwall (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Paris (unknown airport), Frankreich
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
A Douglas Dakota III KG471 of 28 Squadron South African Air Force from Paris, France force-landed near Delabole as a result of fuel exhaustion. It was diverting to RAF St Mawgan because of bad weather.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» RAF Davidstow Moor 1942-1945


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