Date & Time: Feb 14, 1971 at 1220 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Phnom Penh – Sihanoukville
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Phnom Penh-Pochentong Airport, while climbing, the right engine caught fire and exploded. Control was lost and the airplane crashed in flames. Both crew members were killed.
Failure and explosion of the right engine for unknown reason.