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Accident description
Last updated: 20 November 2017
Date:Friday 18 September 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-118A (DC-6)
Registration: YV-502C
C/n / msn: 44656/619
First flight: 1955
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Curaçao (   Curaçao)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Curaçao-Hato International Airport (CUR/TNCC), Curaçao
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Crashed into the sea.

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Distance from Curaçao-Hato International Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1913 km (1195 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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