Accident Douglas DC-3A-197D XB-JBR,
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Date:Tuesday 21 May 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-3A-197D
Owner/operator:Aero JBR
Registration: XB-JBR
MSN: 3261
Year of manufacture:1940
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Lake Casa Blanca, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Laredo International Airport, TX (LRD/KLRD)
Destination airport:Laredo International Airport, TX (LRD/KLRD)
Confidence Rating:
The DC-3 was performing touch and goes after some repair work. An overspin on one of the engines reportedly caused the crew to lose the first and than the second engine. The aircraft was ditched about 50 feet from the shoreline in about 6 feet of water.


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