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Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:Friday 3 August 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: KK140
MSN: 26722/15277
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:between Chittagong and Allahabad (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chittagong-Patenga Airport (CGP/VGEG), Bangladesh
Destination airport:Allahabad-Bamrauli Airport (IXD/VIAL), India
Narrative:
Crashed.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Chittagong-Patenga Airport to Allahabad-Bamrauli Airport as the crow flies is 1078 km (674 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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