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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 24 febrero 1967
Hora:02:25
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Operador:Northeast Airlines
Registración: N8224H
Numéro de série: 43741/290
Año de Construcción: 1952
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Holmdel, NJ (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The DC-6 was en route from Philadelphia to Boston at FL150 when it suffered an explosive decompression due to the failure of the right hand forward section of the fuselage in the area of the crew/cargo compartment door. A 10 feet section of the fuselage separated and struck the no. 3 engine, causing the propeller to break off. A safe emergency landing was made at New York.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Crack propagation by both stress and fatigue.

Fuentes:
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Distance from Philadelphia International Airport, PA to Boston-Logan International Airport, MA as the crow flies is 447 km (279 miles).

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