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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Date:Tuesday 30 November 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-117B (DC-3)
Operator:US Department of Agriculture
Registration: N2010
C/n / msn: 34130/18549
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Victoria (   Mexico)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The DC-3 flew into a mountain at 5500 feet (4000 feet agl) during an operation to disperse sterile screw worms.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain


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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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