Hull-loss description
Last updated: 21 August 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 18 October 1966
Time:18:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1049C Super Constellation
Operator:Eastern Air Lines
Registration: N6219C
C/n / msn: 4527
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Miami, FL (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
During aircraft fueling a fuel line ruptured. The ensuing fire caused substantial damage to the aircraft wing. The aircraft was broken up June 1967.

Classification:
Fire during refuelling

Sources:
» NTSB File # 4-0037


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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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