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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Date:Monday 14 January 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KK154
MSN: 26738/15293
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Blakehill Farm (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Blakehill Farm RAF Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:?
The crew were practicing an engine failure on takeoff. Erroneously the propeller of the wrong engine was feathered. A forced landing was carried out near RAF Blakehill Farm.

Shutdown of wrong engine
Forced landing outside airport

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


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