ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3) HS-TDE Mae Hong Son Airport (HGN)
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Date:Friday 7 May 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Thai Airways
Registration: HS-TDE
MSN: 13794
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mae Hong Son Airport (HGN) (   Thailand)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mae Hong Son Airport (HGN/VTCH), Thailand
During a visual approach to runway 11 of Mae Hong Son Airport (HGN) with full flaps, the main wheels of the aircraft severely struck the edge of the overrun end. The aircraft bounced and landed on the runway approximately 210 m from the point of first impact. The aircraft then started veering to the left, went off the runway and after having made a 180-degree turn, finally came to rest near the retaining concrete wall, located about 40 m to the left of the runway centreline.

Runway excursion


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