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Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Date:Monday 15 October 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: KN306
MSN: 32560/15812
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Akyab Main RAF Station (AKY) (   Myanmar)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Akyab Main RAF Station (AKY/VYSW), Myanmar
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Dakota swung on takeoff and ran into a ditch. The undercarriage collapsed and the airplane caught fire.

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


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