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Last updated: 27 October 2020
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 11 abril 1980
Hora:17:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Clifford A. Hackney Sr.
Registración: N64490
Numéro de série: 25360/13915
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:0,8 km (0.5 milles) de Athol-Silverwood Airport, ID (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Prueba
Aeropuerto de Salida:Athol-Silverwood Airport, ID, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Athol-Silverwood Airport, ID, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Douglas C-47 N64490 had been parked at Athol for 11 months and was to perform a first test flight following inspection. After takeoff from runway 21, one of the engines failed. This caused the DC-3 to bank to the left and crash into trees approx. 800 m past the end of the runway. The reason for the engine failure is unknown, but the pilot should have aborted the takeoff.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
powerplant - miscellaneous: powerplant failure for undetermined reasons
pilot in command - failed to abort takeoff
partial power loss - unknown/not reported
complete power loss - unknown/not reported

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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photo of Douglas-C-47A-N64490
accident date: 11-04-1980
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: N64490
photo of Douglas-C-47A-N64490
accident date: 11-04-1980
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: N64490
 

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