Accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) , Saturday 8 January 1972
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Date:Saturday 8 January 1972
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 21
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Ujung Berung, Bandung, Jawa Berat -   Indonesia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed on a mountain slope in the dense jungle of West Java, eight miles east of Bandung, on a night flight exercise, after circling at low altitude. Six crew and 15 Air Cadets. Type as "Dakota...C-47" in all press reports.

Note: Skyvan T-703 noted as "w/o 19 DEC 1972".

Sources:

The Straits Times 10 January 1972, p1
https://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/digitised/page/straitstimes/19720110-1.1.1
La Stampa 10 January 1972, p5
Tribune (Sydney) 12 January 1972, p5 (UPI)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Feb-2019 21:07 TB Added
28-Feb-2019 20:15 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
28-Feb-2019 21:50 TB Updated [Narrative]
03-Mar-2019 14:12 TB Updated [Narrative]
06-Mar-2019 12:36 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
24-Jan-2020 09:21 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
25-Mar-2022 15:58 PolandMoment Updated [Narrative]
16-Jun-2022 07:04 TB Updated [Narrative]
04-Jul-2023 00:41 Ron Averes Updated
28-Sep-2023 19:09 TB Updated
13-Oct-2023 07:02 TB Updated

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