Descripción del Accidente ASN 24 MAR 1967 Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3) N54370 - Merced-Castle AFB, CA (MER)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:viernes 24 marzo 1967
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Amerine Turkey Breeding Farms
Registración: N54370
Numéro de série: 19220
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Merced-Castle AFB, CA (MER) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Fuel leaking from the APU ignited and set fire to cargo, causing an in-flight fire. An intentional wheels up emergency landing was carried out. The fuel leak resulted from inadequate maintenance and inspection.

Probable Cause:

powerplant - fuel system: lines and fittings
miscellaneous acts,conditions - leak/leakage
personnel - maintenance,servicing,inspection: inadequate maintenance and inspection
miscellaneous acts, conditions - fire in cabin,cockpit,baggage compartment
miscellaneous acts, conditions - deteriorated

» NTSB File 2-0106


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