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Last updated: 29 November 2021
Date:Tuesday 13 February 1945
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: FD928
MSN: 9695
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 Kangla, Assam (   India)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Dakota aircraft was returning from a supply dropping sortie when it impacted a hillside while descending though clouds.
The flight crew did not get the message prior to departure that the radio frequencies were changed by arrangements with the USAAF authorities.


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


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