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Douglas DC-6 Statistics
Last updated: 1 August 2021
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: 13 with a total of 2 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 out of 187 hull-loss occurrences (flight nature for remaining losses is unknown, or the occurrence happened while the airplane was not in use.)

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 Josť Vol...   A1