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Last updated: 18 February 2020
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Date:Thursday 17 May 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4
Operator:Bush Aviation
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gulf of Mexico (   Mexico)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Ditched after an in-flight fire.

Unconfirmed reports say the aircraft may have been msn 10330, which was last known to be active in Cambodia in 1975 as N34AC. This registration was cancelled in 2009.

Classification:
Ditching

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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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