Runway excursion Accident Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KN553, Wednesday 7 January 1948
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Date:Wednesday 7 January 1948
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: KN553
MSN: 33164/16416
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Waterbeach RAF Station -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Waterbeach RAF Station
The Dakota was performing a single engine approach to RAF Waterbeach when it ran past the end of the runway and crossed a road.


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

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