Accident
Last updated: 28 July 2014
Status:
Datum:Freitag 23 April 1965
Zeit:14:23
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A
Fluggesellschaft:Aaxico Airlines
Kennzeichen: N6541C
Werknummer: 45369/984
Baujahr: 1958
Betriebsstunden:18315
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mt Rainier, WA (   USA) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Seattle-Boeing Field International Airport, WA (BFI/KBFI), USA
Flug nach:?
Flugnummer:1422A
Unfallbericht:
The DC-6 struck the a snow covered glacier on the west slope of Mt Rainier at an elevation of 10200 feet msl.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The improper correlation of the aircraft position with respect to obstructing terrain while continuing the flight on a VFR flight plan in instrument weather conditions."

Informationsquelle:
» CAB Aircraft Accident Report File No. 1-0016


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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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