Accident Douglas Dakota III (DC-3) KG317, Tuesday 25 April 1950
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Date:Tuesday 25 April 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: KG317
MSN: 12314
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:5 km N of Summerside Airport, PE (YSU) -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Summerside Airport, PE (YSU/CYSU)
Destination airport:Summerside Airport, PE (YSU/CYSU)
The port engine was throttled back to simulate engine failure but power was not brought back up in time and crashed into trees 3 miles north of Summerside Airport, Canada. The three crew were not injured.


John Bradley
Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 26 April 1950, p21


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