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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 28 June 1947
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: KJ979
C/n / msn: 26416/14971
First flight: 1944
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:Antananarivo-Arivonimamo Airport (TNR) (   Madagascar)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Antananarivo-Arivonimamo Airport (TNR/FMMA), Madagascar
Narrative:
The Dakota undershot the runway and ran into a sunken road, causing the undercarriage to collapse.

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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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