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Last updated: 21 January 2022
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Datum:Freitag 7 September 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: KN584
Werknummer: 33217/16469
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Karen Hills (   Myanmar)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY), Myanmar
Flug nach:Taungoo (VYTO), Myanmar
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft crashed in mountainous terrain in bad weather while en route from Yangon to Taungoo and Calcutta.

Informationsquelle:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» In remembrance, WWII descendants seek closure in Yangon (Frontier Myanmar, 20-12-2016)


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Distance from Yangon-Mingaladon Airport to Taungoo as the crow flies is 237 km (148 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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Douglas DC-3

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