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Last updated: 23 January 2022
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Datum:Dienstag 12 Januar 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49G-DO (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: LR235
Werknummer: 1949
Baujahr: 1937
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Tezpur Airport (TEZ) (   Indien)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Tezpur-Salonibari Airport (TEZ/VETZ), Indien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The RAF Dakota took-off on a night sortie and lost an engine soon after becoming airborne. The crew shut down fuel supply to the burning engine as the pilot turned back towards Tezpur Airport. A belly landing was made in drizzle and low cloud conditions. The aircraft hit a clump of bamboo which swung the aircraft around.

Informationsquelle:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» rafcommands.com


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