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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Datum:Mittwoch 26 Februar 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: KK120
Werknummer: 26574/15129
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:China Sea (   Pacific Ocean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Singapore-Changi RAF Station, Singapur
Flug nach:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
Missing while en route between Singapore and Saigon in poor weather. The last reported position was 02.28 N, 104.18 E.

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


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Distance from Singapore-Changi RAF Station to Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport as the crow flies is 1088 km (680 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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