Accident
Last updated: 24 November 2014
Status:
Datum:Montag 13 Juni 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-6 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 17279
Werknummer: 14479/25924
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:7,5 km (4.7 Meilen) von Santa Monica, CA (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Mountain View-Moffett Field, CA (NUQ/KNUQ), USA
Flug nach:Santa Monica-Clover Field, CA (SMO), USA
Unfallbericht:
Flew into mountainside at Dry Canyon.

Informationsquelle:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Ellensburg Daily Record - Jun 15, 1949


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Distance from Mountain View-Moffett Field, CA to Santa Monica-Clover Field, CA as the crow flies is 495 km (309 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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