Accident Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KN496, Tuesday 29 January 1946
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Date:Tuesday 29 January 1946
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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: KN496
MSN: 33019/16271
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:Takoradi Airport (TKD) -   Ghana
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Takoradi Airport (TKD/DGTK)
Narrative:
The Dakota was approaching Takoradi in poor visibility when it hit a hut. The undercarriage was damaged and subsequently collapsed on landing.

Sources:

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

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