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Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Datum:Dienstag 6 Februar 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: KN271
Werknummer: 27205/15760
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:140 km (87.5 Meilen) E vom Land entfernt von Greenland (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Bluie West One (BW-1) Air Base (UAK/BGBW),
Flug nach:Keflavík-Meeks Field (KEF/BIKF), Island
Unfallbericht:
Ditched off the coast of Greenland while on a delivery flight from Bluie West One (BW-1) Air Base to Reykjavik, Iceland.

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


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Distance from Bluie West One (BW-1) Air Base to Keflavík-Meeks Field as the crow flies is 1194 km (746 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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