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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Fecha:viernes 7 septiembre 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: KN584
Numéro de série: 33217/16469
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 16
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Karen Hills (   Birmania)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY), Birmania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Taungoo (VYTO), Birmania
Descripción:
The aircraft crashed in mountainous terrain in bad weather while en route from Yangon to Taungoo and Calcutta.

Fuentes:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» In remembrance, WWII descendants seek closure in Yangon (Frontier Myanmar, 20-12-2016)


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Distance from Yangon-Mingaladon Airport to Taungoo as the crow flies is 237 km (148 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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Douglas DC-3

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  • 2083rd loss
  • 641st accidente fatal
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