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Datum:Samstag 11 April 1936
Zeit:05:10
Flugzeugtyp:Sikorsky S-42
Fluggesellschaft:Pan American Airways (Pan Am)
Kennzeichen: NC824M
Werknummer: 4202
Baujahr: 1935
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 18
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Port of Spain (   Trinidad und Tobago)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
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Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
A Sikorsky S-42 flying boat, named "Puerto Rican Clipper", was damaged in an accident at Port of Spain, Trinidad. The flight originated in Miami, FL and was bound for Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Intermediate stops were planned at amongst others Port of Spain, Trinidad and Natal, Brazil.
It was taking off when the pilot saw a fishing boat in his path and swerved sharply to avoid it but one pontoon struck the boat and the plane reportedly overturned. Three occupants drowned.

Informationsquelle:
» El Litoral - Apr 11, 1936
» The Virgin Islands Daily News - Apr 17, 1936


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