Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 10 July 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-15-DC (DC-4)
Operator:Aerovias Panama Airways - APASA
Registration: HP-382
C/n / msn: 10387
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:15 km (9.4 mls) SW off South Caicos Island (   Turks and Caicos Islands)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The DC-4 ditched off South Caicos Island following loss of power on two engines.

Classification:
Ditching

Sources:
» The Miami News - Jul 10, 1963


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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