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Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:Mittwoch 13 September 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-45-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Nepalese Air Force
Kennzeichen: 9N-RF10
Werknummer: 9950
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 27 / Insassen: 27
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 31 / Insassen: 31
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Panchkhal (   Nepal)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Flug nach:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 was on a paratroop training flight when it contacted high tension wires near a highway and crashed.



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Douglas DC-3

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  • 4035th loss
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