Accident description
Last updated: 22 August 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 1 January 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-112
Operator:J. Calvert
Registration: NC13715
C/n / msn: 1241
First flight: 1934
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,5 km (0.9 mls) from Nashville Metropolitan Airport, TN (BNA) (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Richmond International Airport (Byrd Field), VA (RIC/KRIC), United States of America
Destination airport:Nashville Metropolitan Airport, TN (BNA/KBNA), United States of America
Narrative:
The airplane crashed into a house, injuring two persons on the ground and all 16 aboard the DC-2.

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Distance from Richmond International Airport (Byrd Field), VA to Nashville Metropolitan Airport, TN as the crow flies is 841 km (526 miles).

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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