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Datum:Donnerstag 1 März 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: KJ921
Werknummer: 26090/14645
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Hailing Island (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), Volksrepublik China
Unfallbericht:
The Dakota transport plane operated on a supply dropping mission to the British Army Aid Group party at Yanping, China.
The airplane failed to return and was declared missing. The wreckage was discovered to have crashed into a 1200 ft hill about 50 ft below the crest.

Informationsquelle:
» British Army Aid Group report
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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