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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 23 May 1949
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: KP276
C/n / msn: 33578/16830
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:North Luffenham RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:North Luffenham RAF Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Dakota was holding short for takeoff when it was hit by another RAF Dakota, KJ810.

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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