Flugunfall 15 FEB 1970 einer McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 HI-177 - Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ)
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Datum:Sonntag 15 Februar 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Fluggesellschaft:Dominicana de Aviacion
Kennzeichen: HI-177
Werknummer: 47500/546
Baujahr: 1969
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 97 / Insassen: 97
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 102 / Insassen: 102
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ) (   Dominikanische Republik)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ/MDSD), Dominikanische Republik
Flug nach:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ),
About two minutes after takeoff one of the two engines lost power. The crew tried to return by initiating a right turn, but the aircraft descended rapidly until impacting the sea.
Among those killed were the the coach and eleven players of Puerto Rico's women's national volleyball team,[

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Distance from Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport to San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport as the crow flies is 385 km (240 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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