Descripción del Accidente ASN 31 OCT 1983 Douglas DC-3C N44896 - Laredo International Airport, TX (LRD)
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Fecha:lunes 31 octubre 1983
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Operador:FBN Flying Service
Registración: N44896
Numéro de série: 9665
Año de Construcción: 1943
Horas Totales de la Célula:40694
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Laredo International Airport, TX (LRD) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 155 m (509 feet) amsl
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Laredo International Airport, TX (LRD/KLRD), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:McAllen-Miller International Airport, TX (MFE/KMFE), Estados Unidos de América
Magneto problems caused a delay in departure and the pilot decided to fly to McAllen for further repairs.
Takeoff was aborted immediately when a fire was discovered in the cargo/cabin area.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Fuselage fire - Reason for occurrence undetermined."

» NTSB Identification: FTW84FA038


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Laredo International Airport, TX to McAllen-Miller International Airport, TX as the crow flies is 193 km (121 miles).

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