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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 27 September 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: KG547
C/n / msn: 13030
First flight: 1944
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Leicester East RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Leicester Airport (EGBG), United Kingdom
Narrative:
Undercarriage collapsed during heavy landing at Leicester East, U.K.

Sources:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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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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