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Last updated: 19 September 2019
Datum:Freitag 18 September 1992
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-118A (DC-6)
Kennzeichen: YV-502C
Werknummer: 44656/619
Baujahr: 1955
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggńste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerst÷rt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:240 km (150 Meilen) NW vom Land entfernt von Curašao [Caribbean Sea] (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Wńhrend des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Curašao-Hato International Airport (CUR/TNCC), Curašao
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
The DC-6 cargo plane crashed into the sea while en route from Curašao to Miami. The accident happened at night. Weather along the route was poor with a heavy build up of thunderstorms.

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photo of Douglas-C-118A-YV-502C
accident date: 18-09-1992
type: Douglas C-118A
registration: YV-502C

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 Curašao-Hato International Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1913 km (1195 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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