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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Datum:woensdag 12 november 1952
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: KN438
Constructienummer: 32868/16120
Bouwjaar: 1945
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 20
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Merowe (   Soedan)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
An oil leakage caused the failure of the no. 2 engine. A forced landing was carried out on a disused airstrip.

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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