Flugunfall 06 OCT 1937 einer Douglas DC-3-194B PH-ALS - Palembang-Talang Betoetoe Airport (PLM)
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Datum:Mittwoch 6 Oktober 1937
Zeit:12:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-194B
Fluggesellschaft:KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Kennzeichen: PH-ALS
Werknummer: 1940
Baujahr: 1937
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Palembang-Talang Betoetoe Airport (PLM) (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Palembang-Talang Betoetoe Airport (PLM/WIPP), Indonesien
Flug nach:Singapore (unknown airport), Singapur
Unfallbericht:
The Douglas DC-3, named "Specht", crashed immediately after takeoff. Three crew members and one passenger died. The co-pilot and seven passengers survived.

A connecting rod in the no.1 engine had failed, causing a fuel fed fire. The pilot cut the fuel flow to the engine, but the aircraft was unable to gain height on one engine. It impacted terrain.

Informationsquelle:
» Opsomming van de bekende ongevallen en incidenten in 1937 / Herman Dekker


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accident date: 06-10-1937
type: Douglas DC-3-194B
registration: PH-ALS
photo of Douglas-DC-3-194B-PH-ALS
accident date: 06-10-1937
type: Douglas DC-3-194B
registration: PH-ALS
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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