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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Samstag 31 März 1956
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-15-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Thai Air Force - RTAF
Kennzeichen: L2-14/96
Werknummer: 12667
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Korat (   Thailand)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Korat AFB (VTUN), Thailand
Flug nach:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Thailand
Unfallbericht:
Crashed shortly after takeoff. Full serial: L2-14/96/212667.

Informationsquelle:
» Thai Aviation History website
» The Indian Express 2 April 1956, p5


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Distance from Korat AFB to Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport as the crow flies is 194 km (121 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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