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Last updated: 26 May 2019
Status:Definitief
Datum:maandag 11 december 1978
Tijd:06:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49J (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Unknown
Registratie: N133AC
Constructienummer: 6260
Bouwjaar: 1942
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Port Mayaca, FL (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Ilegale Vlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Port Mayaca, FL, Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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

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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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