Accident description
Last updated: 20 November 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 4 March 1977
Time:21:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54E-1-DO (DC-4)
Operator:Interamerica Air Lease
Registration: N174DP
C/n / msn: 27263
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Monroe Station, FL (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft, carrying 3720lb of marijuana, suffered a nosegear collapse while landing in an open area of the Everglades.

Sources:
» NTSB


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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