Accident Douglas C-47B Dakota IVP (DC-3) 984, Monday 28 July 1952
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Date:Monday 28 July 1952
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B Dakota IVP (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 984
MSN: 27135/15690
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Falmouth-Otis AFB, MA (FMH) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:St Hubert RCAF Station, QC (YHU/CYHU)
Destination airport:Falmouth-Otis AFB, MA (FMH/KFMH)
Narrative:
The Dakota 984 from the RCAF No. 104 Communications Flight swung and ground looped while landing without having
the tail wheel locked at Otis AFB, Massachusetts, USA. The landing gear was severely damaged. The aircraft was repaired and
converted into a ground instructional airframe.

N.B. One source stated the location of the accident as being RCAF Station St. Hubert.

Sources:

John Bradley

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