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Last updated: 22 November 2017
Datum:Freitag 24 April 1964
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7
Fluggesellschaft:Federal Aviation Agency - FAA
Kennzeichen: N68N
Werknummer: 44275/496
Baujahr: 1954
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Phoenix-Deer Valley Airport, AZ (DVT) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Phoenix-Deer Valley Airport, AZ (DVT/KDVT), USA
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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 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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