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Last updated: 22 October 2019
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 1 Januar 1975
Zeit:16:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Air O'Hare
Kennzeichen: N9BC
Werknummer: 9510
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Fort Lauderdale, FL (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Privat
Flug von:Freeport-Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO/MYGF), Bahamas
Flug nach:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), USA
Unfallbericht:
The no. 2 prop had to be feathered because the engine RPM exceeded 3000 and couldn't be controlled. The no. 1 engine then overheated and lost power. A ditching was carried out off Fort Lauderdale.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
powerplant - miscellaneous: powerplant failure for undetermined reasons
FACTORS:
powerplant - propeller and accessories: other
miscellaneous acts,conditions - rpm-uncontrollable-overspeed
miscellaneous acts,conditions - aircraft came to rest in water
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-1 engine
emergency circumstances - forced landing off airport on water

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


Fotos

photo of Douglas-C-47A-N9BC
accident date: 01-01-1975
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: N9BC
 

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 Freeport-Grand Bahama International Airport to Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 154 km (96 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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