Accident Douglas Dakota III (DC-3) KG396, Sunday 5 March 1944
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Date:Sunday 5 March 1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KG396
MSN: 12426
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:19 km SSE of Reykjavík/Keflavík-Meeks Field (KEF) -   Iceland
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Keflavík-Meeks Field (KEF/BIKF)
Narrative:
Flew into high ground near Meeks Field, Iceland while descending in cloud during a Radio Range approach.
Conflicting reports suggests two or three crew members were killed.

Sources:

The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
rafcommands.com

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