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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Monday 21 August 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KG752
C/n / msn: 25296/13851
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Sernio (   Italy)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Dakota III, operated by the 267 Sqdn RAF Transport Command, impacted a mountain top in Northern Italy during a supply drop for partisan forces.

Sources:
» Memorial photo
» Archeologi dell'Aria
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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