Accident
Last updated: 29 July 2014
Estado:
Fecha:martes 28 marzo 1950
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-50-DK (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 45-1065
Numéro de série: 34335
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:15 km (9.4 milles) SE of Rockcliffe RCAF Station, ON (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Rockcliffe RCAF Station, ON (YRO/CYRO), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:New York (unknown airport), NY, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The airplane's no.2 engine caught fire shortly after departure from RCAF Rockcliffe. One of the passengers was able to bail out safely. The other four occupants died as the airplane crashed in flames. One of those killed was American Ambassador Laurence A. Steinhardt.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Probing fatal Steinhardt air plane crash (AP, 29-3-1950)


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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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