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Last updated: 27 October 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 19 oktober 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registratie: KG439
Constructienummer: 12474
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Purley, Surrey (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The Dakota lost power after takeoff because the wrong fuel tanks were selected. Control was lost and the aircraft crashed into the front yard of a house on Mitchley Avenue.

Bronnen:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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