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Last updated: 19 September 2020
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Date:Wednesday 3 April 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-112
Operator:Transcontinental & Western Air - TWA
Registration: NC13786
C/n / msn: 1296
First flight: 1935
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Airport, PA (AGC) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Airport, PA (AGC/KAGC), United States of America
Narrative:
The DC-2 suffered a runway excursion and went down an embankment after night time landing in a storm.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» World Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
» San Bernardino Sun 5 April 1940, p2


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