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Last updated: 16 January 2022
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Fecha:lunes 30 julio 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: KJ922
Numéro de série: 26091/14646
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:32 km (20 milles) E of Thanbaung (   Birmania)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Dakota impacted a the side of a valley down which it was flying some 4 miles West of Biya. The crew of five were all killed. Weather conditions along the route being reported as 8-10/10 CB with a base of 2-3000 feet (approx 7000 feet below the tops of the Chin Hills) and cloud tops up to 25-30000 feet with excessive turbulence causing aircraft to be almost uncontrollable at times.

Fuentes:
» 357 Sqn Operation Record Book
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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