ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3) VR-HDW Anisakan
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Date:Tuesday 13 September 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Cathay Pacific Airways
Registration: VR-HDW
MSN: 25430/13985
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Anisakan (   Myanmar)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Anisakan (VYAS), Myanmar
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed on takeoff when the right hand main gear leg collapsed.

Sources:
» Douglas DC-3 Production List (Issue no. 28)


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