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Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 1 mayo 1942
Hora:23:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DST-A-207A (DC-3)
Operador:United Air Lines
Registración: NC18146
Numéro de série: 1978
Año de Construcción: 1938
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-S1C3-G
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 14
Total:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 17
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:6 km (3.8 milles) NE of Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 1540 m (5052 feet) amsl
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Oakland Municipal Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:Trip 4
Descripción:
The aircraft impacted the side of a hill.

United Trip 4 was a passenger flight from San Francisco Municipal Airport, California, with New York, as its destination. Intermediate stops were scheduled, the first two of which were Oakland, California, and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
"The probable cause of the accident was a deviation from the proper course, for reasons undetermined, after the trip had become contact within ten miles of the airport."



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Distance from Oakland Municipal Airport, CA to Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT as the crow flies is 938 km (587 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 44th loss
  • 21st accidente fatal
  • 5th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 300th worst accident (actualmente)
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