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Last updated: 23 October 2019
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:viernes 16 enero 1953
Hora:19:37
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D-5-DC (DC-4)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 42-72558
Numéro de série: 10663
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,5 km (0.9 milles) E of Stephenville-Ernest Harmon AFB, NL (YJT) (   Canadá)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:St. John's Airport, NL (YYT/CYYT), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Stephenville-Ernest Harmon AFB, NL (YJT/CYJT), Canadá
Descripción:
Crashed on rocky terrain while on finals to Harmon AFB (YJT).

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Spokane Daily Chronicle - Jan 16, 1953


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Distance from St. John's Airport, NL to Stephenville-Ernest Harmon AFB, NL as the crow flies is 440 km (275 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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Douglas DC-4

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