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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 15 March 1945
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: KG525
C/n / msn: 12929
First flight: 1944
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport (ALG) (   Algeria)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport (ALG/DAAG), Algeria
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Stalled and crashed after a tyre burst on takeoff from Algiers-Maison Blanche, Algeria.

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