Accident description
Last updated: 30 September 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 19 July 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Chevron Oil
Registration: N480F
C/n / msn: 9719
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Khartoum (   Sudan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The no. 2 engine had to be feathered due to a failure shortly after take-off. The remaining no. 1 engine then gave problems, forcing the crew to make a belly landing.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Fuel contamination.


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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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