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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Sunday 6 September 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R6D-1 (DC-6)
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 131583
C/n / msn: 43686/308
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 50
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bermuda-Kindley Field NAS (NWU) (   Bermuda)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Bermuda-Kindley Field NAS (NWU), Bermuda
Narrative:
The DC-6 landed short, crashed and burned. It was on a flight from England to Florida.

Classification:

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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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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