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Last updated: 20 June 2019
Status:Final
Date:Thursday 29 July 1965
Time:20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-82A Packet
Operator:George Byron Alder
Registration: N4834V
C/n / msn: 10103
First flight: 1947
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Lerma, Campeche (   Mexico)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was ditched off Lerma, Mexico after the aircraft ran out of fuel. The destination and alternate airports were closed due to fog.

Classification:
Low visibility
Fuel starvation
Ditching

Sources:
» Fairchild C-82 Packet: The Military and Civil History / Simon D. Beck
» NTSB


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