Accident description
Last updated: 31 July 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 31 March 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-15-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Thai Air Force - RTAF
Registration: L2-14/96
C/n / msn: 12667
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Korat (   Thailand) show on map
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Korat AFB (VTUN), Thailand
Destination airport:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Thailand
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff. Full serial: L2-14/96/212667

Sources:
» Thai Aviation History website


Photos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft
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.
languages: English Franšais Nederlands Deutsch Espanol

Share
Share

Douglas DC-3

  • 2068th loss
  • ca 13.000 built
  • 132nd worst accident (at the time)
  • 223rd worst accident (currently)
safety profile

 Thailand
  • worst accident (at the time)
  • 12th worst accident (currently)
»safety profile