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Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Datum:vrijdag 25 augustus 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: KN630
Constructienummer: 33286/16538
Bouwjaar: 1945
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 9
Totaal:slachtoffers: 12 / inzittenden: 12
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1,6 km (1 mijl) WNW of Kampong Jenera (   MaleisiŽ)
Fase: Manoeuvreren (MNV)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kota Bharu-Pengkalan Chepa Airport (KBR/WMKC), MaleisiŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Dakota KN630 was being used by the RAF for a target marking and supply dropping mission over the Malaysian jungle. The aircraft crashed in dense jungle during this mission.
On board were three RAF pilots, six British army officers, one Royal Malaysian police constable, one local and a Kelantan Development Corporation civilian officer.

Bronnen:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 2861e ongeval
  • 989e dodelijk ongeval
  • 231e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 440e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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 MaleisiŽ
  • 3e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 8e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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