- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 25, 1967
Time: 13:49
Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Operator: Thai Airways
Flight #: 002
Route: Bangkok - Chiang Mai
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: HS-TDH
cn / ln: 9189
Aboard: 31   (passengers:28  crew:3)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:2  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: During poor weather and after a flyby, the pilot requested a Runway 18 approach. The pilot decided to make a visual approach along the middle of 3 diverging roads, which was aligned with the runway. Because of the fog, the pilot began his approach along the third road which extended to the Royal Thai Air Force fuel storage instead of Runway 18. When the aircraft got close to the ground, the pilot realized that he was approaching the wrong road. He tried to initiate a go-around but the aircraft became unstable as he raised the nose slipped to the left and stalled the plane. The No.1 engine hit the ground first, 200 meters from the airport.
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