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Last updated: 7 April 2020
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Fecha:miércoles 26 enero 1955
Hora:16:58
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54G-5-DO (DC-4)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 45-569
Numéro de série: 36022
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Ocean Weather Station Echo [35°N 48°W] (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bermuda-Kindley Field NAS (NWU), Bermudas
Descripción:
The C-54 transport plane was short on fuel and was not able to reach Bermuda. The pilot ditched the plane near the Coast Guard cutter Coos Bay.



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Distance from Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores to Bermuda-Kindley Field NAS as the crow flies is 3425 km (2141 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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