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Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Datum:Freitag 12 Januar 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: KJ857
Werknummer: 25796/14351
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Schwebo (   Myanmar)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The Dakota was attacked by Japanese Nakajima Ki-43 fighters near Schwebo, Myanmar. A fire started in the fuselage and the left engine burst into flames. The pilot crash-landed in a clearing.
The wireless operator died on the 13th of shrapnel and bullet wounds.

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


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