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Date:Saturday 10 January 1948
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: KN426
MSN: 32854/16106
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:40 km (25 mls) NW of Cairo (   Egypt)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
One of the engines suffered an uncontained failure. The engine subsequently fell off the wing and the pilot carried out a belly landing.

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


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