Accident
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Datum:zaterdag 28 maart 1964
Tijd:06:00 PST
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-10-DC (DC-4)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Facilities Management Corp.
Registratie: N4726V
Constructienummer: 10315
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 9
Schade: Vermist
Gevolgen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Plaats:1120 km (700 mijl) W van San Fransisco, CA (   Grote Oceaan) show on map
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Zaken
Vliegveld van vertrek:Honolulu International Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
The DC-4 took off from Honolulu at 22:47 PST for a flight to Los Angeles, ETA 10:27 PST. At 05:54 PST the pilot reported a bad fire in the no. 2 engine and stated that a ditching might become necessary. Nothing more was heard from the flight. Extensive search efforts were discontinued after 5 days; nothing had been found.
A total of 15-17 min maintenance delay had occurred on the Los Angeles-Philippines round trip. Among the causes of these delays was a recurring oil leak in the propeller governor assembly for the no. 2 engine.


PROBABLE CAUSE: "In-flight No.2 engine fire for an undetermined cause, resulting in ditching at sea."

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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Honolulu International Airport, HI en Los Angeles International Airport, CA bedraagt 4084 km (2553 miles).

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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