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Last updated: 23 October 2021
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Date:Tuesday 28 November 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Tentara Nasional Indonesia-AU (Air Force)
Registration: T-446
MSN: 32692/15944
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 24
Total:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 27
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:S of Bandung (   Indonesia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bandung Airport (BDO/WICC), Indonesia
Destination airport:Tasikmalaya/Cibeureum Airport (TSY/WICM), Indonesia
Narrative:
Crashed into Mount Galunggung.
One of the pilots was Sjamsuddin Noor. In 1970 the airport of Banjarmasin was named after him.

Sources:
» De vrije pers 29-11-1950
» L'Unitá 29-11-1950


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Distance from Bandung Airport to Tasikmalaya/Cibeureum Airport as the crow flies is 89 km (55 miles).

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