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Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:Friday 29 March 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: KN643
MSN: 33332/16584
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Sinhkung (   Myanmar)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The RAF Dakota KN643 was flying in a box valley near Sinhkung together with Dakota KN644. Both aircraft flew into a hill while attempting to turn in the valley.

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


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