Accident
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 26 enero 1961
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-118A (DC-6)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 51-17626
Numéro de série: 43670/258
Año de Construcción: 1952
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 13
Total:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 23
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:Atlantic Ocean (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Argentia NAS, NF (NWP), Canadá
Descripción:
Crashed at sea.

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Distance from Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores to Argentia NAS, NF as the crow flies is 2352 km (1470 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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