Flugunfall 11 JUL 1960 einer Douglas C-47E (DC-3) 45-1109 - Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO)
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Status:
Datum:Montag 11 Juli 1960
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47E (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:US Mission
Kennzeichen: 45-1109
Werknummer: 34379/17112
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:12 km (7.5 Meilen) W of Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO) (   Ecuador)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO/SEQU), Ecuador
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 crashed into Pichincha Volcano, which has en elevation of 4,784 metres (15,696 ft).

Informationsquelle:
» Daytona Beach Morning Journal - Jul 13, 1960
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


Fotos

photo of Douglas-C-47E-45-1109
accident date: 11-07-1960
type: Douglas C-47E (DC-3)
registration: 45-1109
photo of Douglas-C-47E-45-1109
accident date: 11-07-1960
type: Douglas C-47E (DC-3)
registration: 45-1109
photo of Douglas-C-47E-45-1109
accident date: 11-07-1960
type: Douglas C-47E (DC-3)
registration: 45-1109
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport as the crow flies is 719 km (450 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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