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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Fecha:martes 6 febrero 1945
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: KN271
Numéro de série: 27205/15760
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:140 km (87.5 milles) E de la costa de Greenland (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bluie West One (BW-1) Air Base (UAK/BGBW), Groenlandia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Keflavík-Meeks Field (KEF/BIKF), Islandia
Descripción:
Ditched off the coast of Greenland while on a delivery flight from Bluie West One (BW-1) Air Base to Reykjavik, Iceland.

Fuentes:
» 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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