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Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:martes 14 abril 1970
Hora:07:24
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D-1-DC (DC-4)
Operador:Ecuatoriana (Compañia Ecuatoriana de Aviacion)
Registración: HC-AON
Numéro de série: 10608
Año de Construcción: 1945
Horas Totales de la Célula:20413
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Miami, FL (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Panama City-Tocumen International Airport (PTY/MPTO), Panamá
Número de Vuelo: 461
Descripción:
After an instrument takeoff from runway 27R for a flight to Quito via Panama City the DC-4 reached a height of 50 feet before it began descending. The aircraft crashed beyond the runway and slid 890 feet before striking a concrete abatement

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Improper monitoring of instruments during an IMC take-off. Factors were the improper procedures after take-off and reduced visibility due to fog (1/4 mile).

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 246 days (8 months)
Accident number: NTSB/AAR-71-02
Download report: Final report

Fuentes:
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 118-AN/88 (43-54)


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Panama City-Tocumen International Airport as the crow flies is 1850 km (1156 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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