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Accident
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Datum:donderdag 27 januari 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United Air Lines
Registratie: NC17713
Constructienummer: 4582
Bouwjaar: 1942
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Alameda, CA (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
No.1 engine problems immediately after takeoff caused the pilot to shut down the engine and feather the propeller. A right turn was made to return to the airport, but the aircraft struck treetops and crashed. The crew probably shut down and feathered the wrong engine.



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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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