Aviation Photo #1638869 Douglas C-47A Skytrain (DC-3) - Air Transport Charter (Channel Islands)

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This Dakota was operating a newspaper flight from Ringway to Belfast (Nutts Corner). The crew failed to warm-up the engines fully and carburetter icing caused loss of power on take-off from Runway 06. The aircraft clipped the trees at Heyhead (visible) and crashed into the adjacent field with the loss of both crew.
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    R.A.Scholefield
    Air Transport Charter (Channel Islands)
    Douglas C-47A Skytrain (DC-3)
    Douglas DC-3 (C-47/53/117/R4D/Skytrain/Dakota)
    Douglas DC-3 (C-47/53/117/R4D/Skytrain/Dakota)
    Douglas
    19361
    G-AJVZ
    Manchester - International (Ringway)
    England
    United Kingdom
    March 27, 1951
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