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Date:Tuesday 13 September 1949
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: KJ865
MSN: 25804/14359
First flight: 1944
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:Netheravon RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Netheravon RAF Station (EGDN), United Kingdom
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Dakota was towing a glider when the throttles slipped back on takeoff. The aircraft sank back and crash-landed.

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


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