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Last updated: 18 September 2019
Status:Definitief
Datum:dinsdag 31 januari 1967
Tijd:03:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Saturn Airways
Registratie: N640NA
Constructienummer: 45475/973
Bouwjaar: 1958
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:San Antonio International Airport, TX (SAT) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:San Antonio-Kelly AFB, TX (SKF/KSKF), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
The Saturn DC-6 was operating on a cargo flight to Kelly AFB. The crew decided to divert to civilian international airport at San Antonio and commenced the approach. The airplane descended 1100 feet below the glide slope, flew through trees and collided with a cliff.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Undetermined."

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» NTSB File 1-0064


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