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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Fecha:sábado 23 junio 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: KN455
Numéro de série: 32927/16179
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: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Taintaihering, Sumsen (   Birmania)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Struck cloud-shrouded terrain near Taintaihering, Sumsen, Myanmar. A pilot reported briefly seeing smoke coming from one engine before the airplane entered clouds.
The aircraft operated on a supply dropping mission to Myingan.

Fuentes:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Warbirds of India (warbirds.in)
» Remembering The Men & Women Who Gave Their Lives In Two World Wars.


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