Crash-aerien 16 JUL 1971 d'un Douglas C-47B-10-DK (DC-3) N74844 - Windsor Locks, CT
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:vendredi 16 juillet 1971
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-10-DK (DC-3)
Compagnie:New England Propeller Service
Immatriculation: N74844
Numéro de série: 26458/15013
Année de Fabrication: 1944
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Windsor Locks, CT (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Aéroport de départ:Windsor Locks-Bradley International Airport, CT (BDL/KBDL), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Beverly Airport, MA (BVY/KBVY), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Douglas DC-3 N74844 had not been flown for 10 months and was prepared for a ferry flight to Beverly. The pilot for the flight had no current DC-3 type rating; he had last flown a DC-3 in 1967. Shortly after takeoff one engine began to lose power. The pilot decided to return to the airport but the plane stalled and crashed while on final approach.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
miscellaneous acts,conditions - water in fuel
pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
pilot in command - lack of familiarity with aircraft
partial power loss - partial loss of power - 1 engine



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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Windsor Locks-Bradley International Airport, CT et Beverly Airport, MA est de 161 km (101 miles).

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