Accident
Last updated: 24 September 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 25 octubre 1968
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
Operador:KLM Aerocarto
Registración: PH-DAA
Numéro de série: 11855
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Tafelberg (   República de Suriname) show on map
Fase: Maniobras (MNV)
Naturaleza:Inspección/Búsqueda
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Engine problems during a surveillance flight over the Surinam jungle forced the crew to shut it down and feather the prop. The crew then descended from 10000 feet for a an altitude of better single-engine performance. The aircraft descended faster and further then necessary and collided with the Tafelberg mountain, which was shrouded by a layer of clouds.

Fuentes:
» Airnieuws 306 (p. 77)


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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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