Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 30 April 1990
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54P (DC-4)
Operator:Aero Union
Registration: N67109
C/n / msn: 10459
First flight: 1944
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2000
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Chico Airport, CA (CIC) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Chico Airport, CA (CIC), United States of America
Destination airport:Chico Airport, CA (CIC), United States of America
Narrative:
Nosegear collapse on landing. A fire erupted and the aircraft, a C-54 firefighting conversion, was damaged beyond repair.

Sources:
» NTSB
» Scramble Vol.12, nr.03


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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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