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Accident description
Last updated: 20 March 2018
Date:Tuesday 7 May 1946
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: KG741
C/n / msn: 25285/13840
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Desborough RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Desborough RAF Station, United Kingdom
The main landing gear sustained damage when the airplane undershot the runway at Desborough. A belly landing was made.


» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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