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Last updated: 17 April 2021
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Date:Thursday 8 August 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Trans Caribbean Air Cargo Line
Registration: NC50040
C/n / msn: 19980
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lumberton Airport, NC (LBT) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Lumberton Airport, NC (LBT/KLBT), United States of America
Narrative:
The aircraft landed fast and long (at 3184 feet of the 5000 feet runway) in conditions of haze and ground fog. The DC-3 ran off the end of the runway and ended up in a marsh area.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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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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