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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 19 September 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:South African Air Force - SAAF
Registration: FZ574
C/n / msn: 12109
First flight: 1943
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport (ALG) (   Algeria)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport (ALG/DAAG), Algeria
Narrative:
Carried out a gear-up landing at Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport, Algeria following loss of engine power.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» The Douglas C-47 Dakota in SAAF service


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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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