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Last updated: 25 September 2018
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Date:Thursday 16 March 1950
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: KN300
C/n / msn: 32552/15804
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Iringa-Nduli Airport (IRI) (   Tanzania)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Iringa-Nduli Airport (IRI/HTIR), Tanzania
Narrative:
The Dakota swung on landing. It ran off the side of the wet grass airstrip and struck a tree.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings


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