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Last updated: 20 October 2019
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Montag 11 Dezember 1978
Zeit:06:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49J (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Unknown
Kennzeichen: N133AC
Werknummer: 6260
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Port Mayaca, FL (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Ungültiger Flug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Port Mayaca, FL, USA
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft, carrying 5000 lb of marijuana, crashed as a result of fuel starvation.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - mismanagement of fuel
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fuel starvation
pilot in command - attempted operation beyond experience/ability level
miscellaneous - unqualified person operated aircraft
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-2 engines

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


Fotos

photo of Douglas-C-49J-N133AC
accident date: 11-12-1978
type: Douglas C-49J (DC-3)
registration: N133AC
 
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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