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Last updated: 24 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 9 julio 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota I (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: FD774
Numéro de série: 6238
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 75 km E off Chebba, Tunisia (   Mar Mediterráneo)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN/DTTA), Túnez
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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.

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


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