Accident Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KP222, Wednesday 22 January 1947
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Date:Wednesday 22 January 1947
Time:
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: KP222
MSN: 33438/16690
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Bückeburg RAF Station -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bückeburg Air Base (ETHB)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Dakota swung on takeoff, causing the wing to touch the ground. The undercarriage collapsed.

Sources:

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

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