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Last updated: 18 June 2019
Status:Definitief
Datum:maandag 8 maart 1948
Tijd:ca 18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Eagle Air Freight
Registratie: NC64722
Constructienummer: 10052
Bouwjaar: 1943
Aantal vlieguren:3534
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij San Jose, CA (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Seattle (unknown airport), WA, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:San Francisco Municipal Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
The DC-3 crashed into a canyon on the west side of Mount Hamilton at an altitude of 1800 feet. Weather at the destination was not too good: 700 feet ceiling and 3 miles visibility.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the flight's deviation from its clearance and from approved instrument procedure."

Bronnen:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 47)
» CAB File No. 1-0056


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