Accident Douglas VC-47D (DC-3) VR-HEP, Saturday 13 January 1951
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Date:Saturday 13 January 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas VC-47D (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Air Carriers
Registration: VR-HEP
MSN: 32530/15782
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:6,5 km W of Sungei Padi -   Malaysia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Butterworth Airport (BWH/WMKB)
Destination airport:Kota Kinabalu Airport (BKI/WBKK)
Crashed into Bukit Besar mountain.



  • 62nd worst accident in 1951
  • 563rd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 308th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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