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Last updated: 23 April 2021
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 6 enero 1947
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-5-DO (DC-4)
Operador:Northwest Airlines
Registración: NC95412
Numéro de série: 18330
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 37
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 41
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Chicago Municipal Airport, IL (MDW) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 189 m (620 feet) amsl
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MN (MSP/KMSP), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Chicago Municipal Airport, IL (MDW/KMDW), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Struck a concrete marker while approaching runway 22R at low altitude. The DC-4 slewed around and caught fire.

Fuentes:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 45)


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Distance from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MN to Chicago Municipal Airport, IL as the crow flies is 556 km (348 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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