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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Date:Friday 22 August 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) S of Khartoum (   Sudan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
An RAF Douglas Dakota crashed in the Sudanese desert.
An in-flight emergency likely developed as media reports state that the co-pilot bailed out prior to the crash. The captain was killed.

» L'Écho d'Oran 23 August 1947


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