Date & Time: Aug 2, 1941 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas DC-2
Registration:
NC14279
Flight Type:
Delivery
Survivors:
No
MSN:
1312
YOM:
1934
Country:
Gambia
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
On approach to Bathurst, Gambia, the aircraft went out of control and crashed few km short of runway. All three crew members were killed. The aircraft was en route from the US to Gambia to be delivered to the Royal Air Force. It was still the property of the US Government (Department of Treasury).