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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Date:Saturday 22 May 1948
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: KN243
MSN: 27112/15667
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ramat-David Air Base (   Israel)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Ramat-David Air Base (LLRD), Israel
Destroyed by fire when three Egyptian Spitfires attacked at the plane Ramat-David Air Base, Israel.

Destroyed on ground
Damaged on the ground


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