Accident Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3) HS-TDE, Friday 7 May 1971
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Date:Friday 7 May 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Thai Airways
Registration: HS-TDE
MSN: 13794
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Mae Hong Son Airport (HGN) -   Thailand
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Mae Hong Son Airport (HGN/VTCH)
During a visual approach to runway 11 of Mae Hong Son Airport (HGN) with full flaps, the main wheels of the aircraft severely struck the edge of the overrun end. The aircraft bounced and landed on the runway approximately 210 m from the point of first impact. The aircraft then started veering to the left, went off the runway and after having made a 180-degree turn, finally came to rest near the retaining concrete wall, located about 40 m to the left of the runway centreline.



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