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Last updated: 20 October 2019
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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)
Operator:Trans Nusantara Airways
Registration: PK-EHC
C/n / msn: 27129/15684
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pontianak-Supadio Airport (PNK) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL), Singapore
Destination airport:Pontianak-Supadio Airport (PNK/WIOO), Indonesia
Narrative:
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.

Sources:
» The Straits Times 23 January 1973, p22


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Distance from Singapore-Seletar Airport to Pontianak-Supadio Airport as the crow flies is 637 km (398 miles).

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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