Accident Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3) PK-EHC,
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Date:Friday 19 January 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Trans Nusantara Airways
Registration: PK-EHC
MSN: 27129/15684
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Pontianak-Supadio Airport (PNK) -   Indonesia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL)
Destination airport:Pontianak-Supadio Airport (PNK/WIOO)
The left wing struck runway 15 on landing. The aircraft bounced twice and crashed in flames next to the runway.
The aircraft operated on a cargo flight from Singapore to Balikpapan with a stopover at Pontianak.


The Straits Times 23 January 1973, p22



photo (c) via Wim Zwakhals; Singapore-Paya Lebar International Airport (SIN/WSAP); November 1971

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