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Last updated: 8 October 2015
Datum:Donnerstag 6 Februar 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-15-DO (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Aerovías Cubanas Internacionales
Kennzeichen: NC44567
Werknummer: 18386
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Pedro Bernado (   Spanien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport (LIS/LPPT), Portugal
Flug nach:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD), Spanien
The C-54, named "Ruta de Colon", crashed into the Gredos mountain range.

» Piston Engine Airliner Production List / A.B. Eastwood, J. Roach, 1996


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Distance from Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport to Madrid-Barajas Airport as the crow flies is 510 km (319 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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