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Estado:
Fecha:domingo 22 septiembre 1946
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registración: 967
Numéro de série: 13086
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Gander-RCAF Station, NL (YQX) (   Canadá)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Gander-RCAF Station, NL (YQX/CYQX), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dartmouth RCAF Station, NS, Canadá
Descripción:
During takeoff from RCAF Station Gander the flight crew retracted the undercarriage to soon. The aircraft settled onto the runway causing the starboard propeller to strike the runway. The engine failed and the aircraft crashed.

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» John Bradley


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Distance from Gander-RCAF Station, NL to Dartmouth RCAF Station, NS as the crow flies is 824 km (515 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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