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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Date:Wednesday 16 January 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Koninklijke Luchtmacht - Klu (Royal Netherl. Air Force)
Registration: NL205
MSN: 20597
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Katwijk (   Netherlands)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Valkenburg Naval Air Station (LID/EHVB), Netherlands
Destination airport:?
The aircraft sustained substantial damage in a forced landing following takeoff from NAS Valkenburg, the Netherlands.

Forced landing on runway

» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 The first seventy years Vol.2 / J.M. Gradidge
» Opsomming van de bekende ongevallen en incidenten in 1946 / H.Dekker


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