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Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:Thursday 3 May 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KN202
MSN: 27066/15621
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:between Meiktila and Payagi (   Myanmar)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Meiktila (VYML), Myanmar
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Douglas Dakota KN202 of 194 Sqn RAF was scheduled to take off from base at 14:55 hours on 3 May 1945 after being briefed to land supplies at Payagi, Burma. The aircraft and crew were last seen by the Duty Ops Officer at the time the aircraft took off. Since then nothing further heard from the aircraft.

Sources:
» Missing with no known grave / by Alan Storr


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