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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Montag 19 November 1979
Zeit:06:10
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas RC-54V (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Tiburon Aircraft Inc
Kennzeichen: N8060C
Werknummer: 10563
Baujahr: 1945
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 McCormick, SC (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Ungültiger Flug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:McCormick County Airport, SC, USA
Unfallbericht:
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

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


Fotos

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