Hull-loss description
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 24 April 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7
Operator:Federal Aviation Agency - FAA
Registration: N68N
C/n / msn: 44275/496
First flight: 1954
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Phoenix-Deer Valley Airport, AZ (DVT) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Phoenix-Deer Valley Airport, AZ (DVT), United States of America
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The DC-7 was used for an experimental crash on takeoff. Fifteen dummies were aboard as the plane was remotely started for takeoff from Deer Valley Airport, AZ (DVT). The aircraft, traveling about 140 miles per hour, disintegrated as it hit a small hill on takeoff.

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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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