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Date:Tuesday 7 May 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KG521
MSN: 12925
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Simra Airport (SIF) (   Nepal)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Simra Airport (SIF/VNSI), Nepal
Narrative:
The Dakota overran the runway while attempting to land at Simra. The airplane fell down a 14-foot drop.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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


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