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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Date:Sunday 7 October 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KG412
MSN: 12447
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bardufoss Airport (BDU) (   Norway)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Bardufoss Airport (BDU/ENDU), Norway
Destination airport:?
The landing gear was retracted prematurely as the Dakota took off from Bardufoss. The airplane sank back and slid off the side of the runway. The airplane was bought by the Royal Norwegian Air Force and used as an instructional airframe.

» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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