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Last updated: 5 April 2020
Fecha:jueves 10 febrero 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-277A
Operador:American Airlines
Registración: NC21767
Numéro de série: 2166
Año de Construcción: 1939
Horas Totales de la Célula:12446
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 21
Total:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 24
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:29 km (18.1 milles) SW of Memphis Airport, TN (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Little Rock National Airport, AR (LIT/KLIT), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Memphis Municipal Airport, TN (MEM/KMEM), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo: AA2
The DC-3 struck the Mississippi River in an angle of descent of about 20 degrees with the right wing slightly low.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The Board is unable to determine the probable cause of this accident upon the available evidence which has been collected in the present investigation. Search for further information will continue and in the event that additional significant evidence is obtained a supplemental report will be issued."

» CAB File No. 523-44


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Distance from Little Rock National Airport, AR to Memphis Municipal Airport, TN as the crow flies is 207 km (129 miles).

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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 521st loss
  • 173rd accidente fatal
  • 7th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 132nd worst accident (actualmente)
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