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Last updated: 24 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:martes 24 enero 1961
Hora:02:48 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3C)
Operador:Garuda Indonesia Airways
Registración: PK-GDI
Numéro de série: 19672
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 16
Total:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 21
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mount Burangrang (   Indonesia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jakarta (unknown airport), Indonesia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bandung-Husein Sastranegara Airport (BDO/WICC), Indonesia
Número de Vuelo: 424
Descripción:
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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Douglas DC-3

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