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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Date:Monday 2 September 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: KJ819
MSN: 25603/14158
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Barrackpore Air Base (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-47 swung off the runway after the port engine had failed. The airplane caught fire.

Sources:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» WarbirdsofIndia.com


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