Flugunfall 25 NOV 1954 einer Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3) PK-DPD - Jambi Airport (DJB)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Donnerstag 25 November 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Garuda Indonesia Airways
Kennzeichen: PK-DPD
Werknummer: 19279
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 19
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 22
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Jambi Airport (DJB) (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Palembang Airport (PLM/WIPP), Indonesien
Flug nach:Jambi-Sultan Thaha Syarifudn Airport (DJB/WIPA), Indonesien
Overran the runway on landing and came to rest in muddy terrain.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Poor technique on the part of the captain, in landing the aircraft too far down the slippery runway at an excessive speed. Contributory cause of this accident was error of judgement on the part of the captain, in that he failed to execute a missed approach procedure."

» ICAO Accident Digest, Circular 47-AN/42 (178-179)


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Distance from Palembang Airport to Jambi-Sultan Thaha Syarifudn Airport as the crow flies is 182 km (114 miles).

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