Accident Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KN363, Friday 4 January 1946
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Date:Friday 4 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: KN363
MSN: 32731/15983
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:off Hainan Island, South China Sea -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: Unknown
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Destination airport:
A fuel pipe blockage presumably caused both engines to fail. The aircraft was ditched in the South China Sea.


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

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