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Accident description
Last updated: 25 October 2016
Date:Sunday 27 January 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-5-DO (DC-4)
Operating for:Seaboard & Western Airlines
Leased from:Loftleidir
Registration: N1512V
C/n / msn: 7485
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pisa Airport (PSA) (   Italy)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Pisa-San Giusto Airport (PSA/LIRP), Italy
The DC-4 overran the runway on landing, coming to rest in a ditch. Fire destroyed the aircraft.
The airplane carried 50 cows of which 47 died in the fire.

Runway excursion



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