Flugunfall 17 NOV 1950 einer Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3) PK-DPB - Surabaya/Perak Airport
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Datum:Freitag 17 November 1950
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Garuda Indonesia Airways
Kennzeichen: PK-DPB
Werknummer: 19005
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 20
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 23
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Surabaya/Perak Airport (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Surabaya/Perak (WRSP), Indonesien
Flug nach:Jakarta-Kemayoran Airport (JKT), Indonesien
The Garuda DC-3 returned to land after takeoff from Surabaya/Perak Airport, Indonesia. The aircraft veered off the runway and hit a ditch. The no.1 propeller broke off and penetrated the cockpit, killing both pilots.

» Nieuwe courant, 17 Nov. 1950


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Distance from Surabaya/Perak to Jakarta-Kemayoran Airport as the crow flies is 661 km (413 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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