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Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Datum:zondag 5 maart 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: KG396
Constructienummer: 12426
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:19 km (11.9 mijl) SSE of Reykjavík/Keflavík-Meeks Field (KEF) (   IJsland)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Keflavík-Meeks Field (KEF/BIKF), IJsland
Beschrijving:
Flew into high ground near Meeks Field, Iceland while descending in cloud during a Radio Range approach.
Conflicting reports suggests two or three crew members were killed.

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


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