Accident description
Last updated: 1 August 2014
Status:
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
C/n / msn: 13985/25430
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane 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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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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