Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 11 enero 1965
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas LC-47J
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 50778
Numéro de série: 14938/26383
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:Shackleton Glacier (   Antártida)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Shackleton Glacier, Antártida
Descripción:
The ski-equipped LC-47J on its rollout on the skiway, when one of its skis struck a large bit unobserved sastrugi, struck its propeller, tearing off the port engine and twisting its fuselage.

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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