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Last updated: 15 October 2021
Status:Final
Date:Monday 19 November 1979
Time:06:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas RC-54V (DC-4)
Operator:Tiburon Aircraft Inc
Registration: N8060C
MSN: 10563
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near McCormick, SC (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:McCormick County Airport, SC, United States of America
Narrative:
The DC-4, carrying 15000 lb (6800 kg) of marijuana, crashed in flames after striking trees on final approach.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - misjudged distance,speed,altitude or clearance
FACTORS:
weather - fog
miscellaneous acts,conditions - stolen or unauthorized

Sources:
» NTSB


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photo of Douglas-RC-54V-D-ACAB
accident date: 19-11-1979
type: Douglas RC-54V (DC-4)
registration: D-ACAB
 
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