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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Fecha:miércoles 26 febrero 1947
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: KK120
Numéro de série: 26574/15129
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:China Sea (   Océano Pacífico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Singapore-Changi RAF Station, Singapur
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Descripción:
Missing while en route between Singapore and Saigon in poor weather. The last reported position was 02.28 N, 104.18 E.

Fuentes:
» 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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