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Last updated: 19 October 2019
Estado:Final
Fecha:miércoles 1 enero 1975
Hora:16:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Air O'Hare
Registración: N9BC
Numéro de série: 9510
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Fort Lauderdale, FL (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Privado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Freeport-Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO/MYGF), Bahamas
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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

Fuentes:
» 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).

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