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Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Datum:Freitag 9 Juli 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota I (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: FD774
Werknummer: 6238
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 75 km E off Chebba, Tunisia (   Mittelmeer)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN/DTTA), Tunesien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Douglas Dakota I FD774 of 267 Sqn RAF left Tunis, Tunisia. The aircraft experienced a double engine failure when flying over the sea at 2000 feet, likely due to fuel starvation. The aircraft was last refuelled at Castel Benito where previous trouble had arisen with contaminated fuel. The plane was then ditched in rough seas.

Informationsquelle:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Lostaircraft.com


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