Descripción del Accidente ASN 06 SEP 1978 Douglas DC-7CF N244B - Farmerville, LA
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:mircoles 6 septiembre 1978
Hora:03:10
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7CF
Operador:Advance Aviation Inc
Registración: N244B
Numéro de série: 44876/673
Año de Construcción: 1956
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:5 km (3.1 milles) S of Farmerville, LA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Ilegal
Aeropuerto de Salida:Curaçao-Dr. Albert Plesman Airport (CUR/TNCC), Curaçao
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Almyra Municipal Airport, AR, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The DC-7 struck a heavily wooded area at 250 feet elevation. The aircraft caught fire. Thirty-five bales of marijuana were recovered from the wreckage.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - misjudged altitude and clearance
FACTOR:
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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photo of Douglas-DC-7CF-N244B
accident date: 06-09-1978
type: Douglas DC-7CF
registration: N244B
 

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 Curaçao-Dr. Albert Plesman Airport to Almyra Municipal Airport, AR as the crow flies is 3340 km (2087 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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