Descripción del Accidente ASN 20 NOV 1966 Martin 4-0-4 N40406 - New Bern Airport, NC (EWN)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:domingo 20 noviembre 1966
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic M404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Martin 4-0-4
Operador:Piedmont Airlines
Registración: N40406
Numéro de série: 14170
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:5 km (3.1 milles) S of New Bern Airport, NC (EWN) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM/KILM), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:New Bern-Simmons Nott Airport, NC (EWN/KEWN), Estados Unidos de América
Collided with trees and crashed into a wooded area.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Descent below obstructing terrain.

» NTSB File #1-0072


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Distance from Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC to New Bern-Simmons Nott Airport, NC as the crow flies is 118 km (74 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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