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Douglas DC-6 Statistics

Hull-losses: 187
Hull-loss accidents: 165 with a total of 2068 fatalities
Criminal occurences (hull-losses, excl. hijackings): 9 with a total of 139 fatalities
Hijackings: 14 with a total of 3 fatalities
Survival rate: 20.9% of all occupants survived fatal accidents

Aircraft losses
Cumulative number of aircraft damaged beyond repair per year.
Accidents by flight operation type
Flight operation type breakdown for 150 hull-loss accidents.

56 Passenger flights
25 Military flights
45 Cargo flights
2 Special flights (Crop spraying, survey etc.)
6 Test/training flights
3 Fire fighting flights
13 Rest (demo, ferry, illegal) flights

Worst accidents

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
08-DEC-1969Douglas DC-6B SX-DAE Olympic Airways 90 near Athens   A1
06-FEB-1965Douglas DC-6B CC-CCG LAN Chile 87 near San José Volcano   A1

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