Date & Time: Jan 26, 1959 at 1615 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Kuala Lumpur – Penang
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Kuala Lumpur Airport, while in initial climb, the airplane stalled and crashed in flames. All five crew members were injured and the aircraft was partially destroyed by a post crash fire.
The pilot-in-command lost control of the airplane because the elevators were still locked.