Descripción del Accidente ASN 01 SEP 1953 Douglas C-49K (DC-3) N19941 - Vail, WA
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:martes 1 septiembre 1953
Hora:18:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49K (DC-3)
Operador:Regina Cargo Airlines
Registración: N19941
Numéro de série: 6333
Año de Construcción: 1942
Horas Totales de la Célula:8398
Motores: 2 Wright R-1820
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 19 / Ocupantes: 19
Total:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 21
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:19 km (11.9 milles) SE of Vail, WA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Monterey-Fort Ord AFB, CA, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA (TCM/KTCM), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The DC-3 took off from Monterey at 14:08 for a flight carrying military personnel to McChord AFB. The IFR flight plan was cancelled at 18:20. The aircraft crashed some 26 miles short of the Air Force Base.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's attempt to continue flight under the provisions of Visual Flight Rules during instrument conditions."

Fuentes:
» CAB File No. 1-0071
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 39-AN/34 (107-108)


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