Other Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KN382, Tuesday 6 April 1948
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Date:Tuesday 6 April 1948
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KN382
MSN: 32756/16008
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Other
Location:Oakington RAF Station -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
RAF Dakota KN382 was parked at Oakington RAF Station when its brakes failed. It started to roll and ran into another Dakota, KN416. Both aircraft were damaged beyond repair as a result.

Sources:

Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley

Images:


photo (c) Stephen Hale; Oakington RAF Station; 06 April 1948

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