Accident Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KJ858, Friday 17 January 1947
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Date:Friday 17 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: KJ858
MSN: 25797/14352
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:0,8 km SW of Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP) -   Singapore
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL)
Narrative:
The Dakota C.4 crash-landed and caught fire after an engine had lost power while the airplane was on approach to Singapore-Seletar Airport.

Sources:

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

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