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Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Datum:Samstag 8 Juni 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: KG747
Werknummer: 25291/13846
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 22
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,6 km (1 Meilen) NE of Oni (   Nigeria)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN), Nigeria
Flug nach:Lagos/Ikeja International Airport (LOS/DNMM), Nigeria
Unfallbericht:
Weather was poor as the airplane flew from Kano to Ikeja in Nigeria. The pilot descended below the clouds but the plane hit trees and crashed.

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


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Distance from Kano International Airport to Lagos/Ikeja International Airport as the crow flies is 830 km (518 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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