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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 28 agosto 1958
Hora:03:29
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Operador:Northwest Orient Airlines
Registración: N575
Numéro de série: 45200/780
Año de Construcción: 1957
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 58
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 62
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MN (MSP/KMSP), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Portland International Airport, OR (PDX/KPDX), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo: 537
Descripción:
The aircraft crashed on takeoff. Fire broke out following the evacuation of the plane.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's inattention to flight instruments during takeoff in conditions of reduced visibility."

Fuentes:
» ICAO Accident Digest, Circular 59-AN/54 (196-199)


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Distance from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MN to Portland International Airport, OR as the crow flies is 2273 km (1421 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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