Accident description
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 11 October 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-25-DK
Operator:Royal Thai Air Force - RTAF
Registration: L2-10/96 ?
C/n / msn: 15842/32590?
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 18
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bangkok International Airport (BKK) (   Thailand) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Thailand
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The starboard engine failed shortly after take-off. The pilot attempted to return to the airport, but the C-47 crashed in a paddy field 500m from the runway.

Sources:
» Thai Aviation History website


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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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