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Accident
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:domingo 26 marzo 1939
Hora:02:48
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-112
Operador:Braniff International Airways
Registración: NC13727
Numéro de série: 1253
Año de Construcción: 1934
Motores: 2 Wright R-1820-F2A Cyclone
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 9
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Oklahoma City Municipal Air Terminal, OK (OKC) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Oklahoma City Municipal Air Terminal, OK (OKC/KOKC), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dallas-Love Field, TX (DAL/KDAL), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo: 1
Descripción:
Engine cylinder blew out just after takeoff; lost control and crashed while trying to return to the airport. Three crew members (Capt Claude Seaton) and nine passengers were on board. The hostess Miss Louise Zarr and seven passengers died.

The aircraft operated on a flight from Chicago, IL to Dallas, TX via Kansas City, KS, Wichita, KS and Oklahoma City, OK.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
A stall, induced by a violent yaw, resulting in loss of control from which the pilot was unable to recover.

Fuentes:
» Oklahoma Wreckchasing


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Distance from Oklahoma City Municipal Air Terminal, OK to Dallas-Love Field, TX as the crow flies is 289 km (181 miles).

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