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Last updated: 23 October 2019
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Date:Thursday 17 November 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Trans Asiatic Airlines
Registration: HS-TA180
C/n / msn: 20583
First flight: 1944
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN) (   Myanmar)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged beyond repair at Yangon-Mingaladon Airport due to brake failure. The right wing was used to repair Douglas C-47 VR-HDB (c/n 4423) which had suffered major damage at Bhamo, Myanmar requiring a replacement wing.

Sources:
» Thai Aviation History website


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