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Accident
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Datum:Mittwoch 22 September 1948
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-15-DC (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Guest Aerovias Mexico
Kennzeichen: XA-GUU
Werknummer: 10390
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 35
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 44
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Santa Maria-Vila do Porto Airport, Azores (SMA) (   Portugal)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Santa Maria-Vila do Porto Airport, Azores (SMA/LPAZ), Portugal
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The Douglas C-54 airplane suffered a loss of engine power on takeoff. The aircraft crash-landed. Two of the 35 passengers on board were injured.
The C-54 operated a flight from Madrid, Spain to Mexico and had made a technical stop at Santa Maria, Azores.

Informationsquelle:
» El Litoral 23-9-1948
» El Siglo de Torrejon, 29-9-1948
» El Siglo de Torrejon, 1-10-1948


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