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Last updated: 19 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:jueves 21 enero 1943
Hora:07:30
Tipo:Martin M-130
Operador:Pan American Airways (Pan Am)
Registración: NC14715
Numéro de série: 557
Año de Construcción: 1934
Horas Totales de la Célula:14628
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-S2A5G
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 19 / Ocupantes: 19
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:11 km (6.9 milles) SSW of Ukiah, CA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Honolulu (unknown airport), HI, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Francisco Municipal Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:1104
Descripción:
Crashed into a mountain at an elevation of about 2,500 feet. Weather was poor . The aircraft, flying in a northerly direction, had descended into mountainous terrain at a 10-degree angle, clipped trees, struck the ground, broke up and burned.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure of the captain to determine his position accurately before descending to a dangerously low altitude under extremely poor weather conditions during the hours of darkness."

Fuentes:
» CAB File No. 1413-43


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