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The story of the BEA C-47 Dakota that crashed onto the roof of a house near Northolt Airport. Amazingly, nobody was hurt.

The story of the BEA C-47 Dakota that crashed onto the roof of a house near Northolt Airport. Amazingly, nobody was hurt.

The C-47 Dakota The Douglas DC-3, which made air travel popular and airline profits possible, is universally recognized as the… Read More

6 months ago

The Rooftop Dakota: the story of the BEA C-47 that crashed onto the roof of a house near Northolt Airport

The house was re-christened 'Dakota's Rest!’ As a barefoot lad in the Outer Hebrides, Bill Innes, a retired airline pilot… Read More

5 years ago