Accident Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KN557, Tuesday 15 January 1946
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Date:Tuesday 15 January 1946
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: KN557
MSN: 33171/16423
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 25 / Occupants: 27
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:8 km S of Marseille -   France
Phase: Unknown
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Destination airport:
The Douglas C-47 flew off course until it crashed into a hill in poor weather. There were two survivors.


Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley Forum Thread: accident of Dakota IV KN557, 15th January 1946

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