Accident
Last updated: 23 August 2014
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 25 noviembre 1962
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas LC-47H
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 50777
Numéro de série: 14933/26378
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Davis Glacier (   Antártida)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Davis Glacier, Antártida
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The ski-equipped LC-47 was making a jet assisted take-off when a JATO canister was released accidentally before it stopped firing, hitting the aircraft's propeller. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Fuentes:
» A history of the famous vx-6 squadron's aviators. The men who flew the frozen continent and the polar ice cap 1955-1999 / By Noel Gillespie


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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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