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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 29 May 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KN501
C/n / msn: 33027/16279
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Jakarta-Kemayoran Airport (JKT) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Jakarta-Kemayoran Airport (JKT), Indonesia
Narrative:
The brakes failed on landing. The Dakota ran through a ditch and the main gear collapsed.

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


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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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