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Last updated: 29 November 2021
Date:Friday 7 July 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:Cambodia Air Commercial
Registration: XW-PHW
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kompong Som Airport (KOS) (   Cambodia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Sihanoukville (Kompong Som) Airport (KOS/VDSV), Cambodia
The aircraft overran runway 21 on landing and ended up in a 1 m deep drain.
The pressure in the hydraulic system was 700 instead of 800-1050. The pressure in the braking system 600 instead of 600-800.

Runway excursion


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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