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Last updated: 22 September 2019
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Date:Monday 22 January 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Tentara Nasional Indonesia-AU (Air Force)
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 38
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Pontianak Airport (PNK) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pontianak Airport (PNK/WIOO), Indonesia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-47 transport plane crashed on takeoff from Pontianak Airport, West Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Sources:
» The Nation 23 January 1973, p1
» NRC Handelsblad, 23 January 1973


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