Accident
Last updated: 1 October 2014
Status:
Datum:dinsdag 24 januari 1961
Tijd:02:48 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3C)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Garuda Indonesia Airways
Registratie: PK-GDI
Constructienummer: 19672
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 16 / inzittenden: 16
Totaal:slachtoffers: 21 / inzittenden: 21
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Mount Burangrang (   IndonesiŽ) show on map
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Jakarta (unknown airport), IndonesiŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Bandung-Husein Sastranegara Airport (BDO/WICC), IndonesiŽ
Vluchtnummer: 424
Beschrijving:
The DC-3 took off from Jakarta at 02:09 Z for a flight to Bandung, Yokjakarta and Surabaya. The plane climbed to a cruising altitude of 3500 feet to fly below the clouds. At 02:43 the flight crew requested permission to climb to FL95. The plane was then instructed to contact Husein tower, but the latter didn't acknowledge. Te DC-3 didn't arrive at it's destination and the wreckage was found on January 28 on the western slope of Mount Burangrang at an altitude of 5400 feet.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The attempt by the pilot to fly over mountainous terrain when unsure of his position and in weather conditions which severely restricted visibility".

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Douglas DC-3

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