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Last updated: 7 December 2019
Estado:Final
Fecha:jueves 24 diciembre 1959
Hora:05:00 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Garuda Indonesia Airways
Registración: PK-GDV
Numéro de série: 13535
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:5 km (3.1 milles) de Palembang (   Indonesia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Palembang-Talang Betoetoe Airport (PLM/WIPP), Indonesia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Pangkal Pinang Airport (PGK/WIKK), Indonesia
Número de Vuelo: 330
Descripción:
A no. 2 engine failure 13 minutes after takeoff forced the crew to return to Palembang. The aircraft crashed into a swamp short of Palembang.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure of the right engine, a lack of precaution on the part of the captain and marginal weather. A contributing factor may have been the overloaded condition of the aircraft, however, not to such an extent that it forced the aircraft to descend to a dangerously low altitude."

Fuentes:
» ICAO Accident Digest, Circular 62-AN/57 (233-236)
» The Singapore Free Press 26 December 1959, p1


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Palembang-Talang Betoetoe Airport to Pangkal Pinang Airport as the crow flies is 179 km (112 miles).

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