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Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Datum:Dienstag 24 Januar 1961
Zeit:02:48 UTC
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3C)
Fluggesellschaft:Garuda Indonesia Airways
Kennzeichen: PK-GDI
Werknummer: 19672
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mount Burangrang (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Jakarta (unknown airport), Indonesien
Flug nach:Bandung-Husein Sastranegara Airport (BDO/WICC), Indonesien
Flugnummer: 424
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 took off from Jakarta at 02:09 Z for a flight to Bandung, Yokjakarta and Surabaya. The plane climbed to a cruising altitude of 3500 feet to fly below the clouds. At 02:43 the flight crew requested permission to climb to FL95. The plane was then instructed to contact Husein tower, but the latter didn't acknowledge. The DC-3 didn't arrive at its destination and the wreckage was found on January 28 on the western slope of Mount Burangrang at an altitude of 5400 feet.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The attempt by the pilot to fly over mountainous terrain when unsure of his position and in weather conditions which severely restricted visibility".



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