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Last updated: 20 July 2019
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Fecha:miércoles 5 mayo 1948
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Superior Oil Corp.
Registración: NC17645
Numéro de série: 25423/13978
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:at an unknown location (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Desconocido
Aeropuerto de Salida:Gander Airport, NL (YQX/CYQX), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Shannon Airport (SNN/EINN), Irlanda
Descripción:
Missing over the Atlantic. The search for the missing plane was abandoned on May 10, 1948.



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Distance from Gander Airport, NL to Shannon Airport as the crow flies is 3156 km (1973 miles).

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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