Accident description
Last updated: 19 September 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 28 December 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Kansas City Southern Skyways
Registration: NC58024
C/n / msn: 9378
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Walshville, IL (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Flint-Bishop Airport, MI (FNT/KFNT), United States of America
Destination airport:Saint Louis (unknown airport), MO, United States of America
Narrative:
The aircraft was flying at a low altitude and in icing conditions, on its way to St. Louis. Both engines failed, probably as a result of fuel exhaustion, causing the DC-3 to crash into the ground.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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