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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Datum:zaterdag 8 oktober 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: KN435
Constructienummer: 32864/16116
Bouwjaar: 1945
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Tripoli-Castel Benito Airport (TIP) (   LibiŽ)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Tripoli-Castel Benito Airport (TIP/HLLT), LibiŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The RAF Dakota was preparing for takeoff from Castel Benito when engine power was lost. The propeller was feathered but the airplane continued to lose height. A forced landing was carried out during which an undercarriage leg collapsed.

Bronnen:
» BAAA-ACRO
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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