ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3) PK-GDC Broome Airport, WA (BME)
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Date:Monday 21 January 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3)
Operating for:Trans Nusantara Airways
Leased from:Garuda Indonesia Airways
Registration: PK-GDC
MSN: 20041
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Broome Airport, WA (BME) (   Australia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Broome Airport, WA (BME/YBRM), Australia
The C-47 suffered an accident while landing in monsoonal rain at Broome, Australia. The undercarriage collapsed and both propellers separated from the engines.
At the time it was operating a charter for the Burmah Oil Company carrying oil rig workers to Portuguese Timor.

» South East Asia 1960s-1970s - Indonesian Douglas DC-3s
» Aviation News 01.03.1974
» The Canberra Times 22 January 1974, p3


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