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Last updated: 18 October 2021
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Fecha:miércoles 19 septiembre 1945
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: KG538
Numéro de série: 13021
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU) (   India)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Descripción:
One of the engines caught fire and the crew feathered the propeller. During the attempted landing at Calcutta the Dakota overshot the runway and struck a water tank.

Fuentes:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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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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