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Last updated: 25 January 2022
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Dienstag 10 August 1937
Zeit:04:40
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-112
Fluggesellschaft:Eastern Air Lines
Kennzeichen: NC13739
Werknummer: 1289
Baujahr: 1934
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Daytona Beach Municipal Airport, FL (DAB) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Daytona Beach Municipal Airport, FL (DAB/KDAB), USA
Flug nach:Miami-36th Street Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Unfallbericht:
Crashed after striking pylon on takeoff at night.
The aircraft operated on Trip No. 7 from Chicago, IL to Miami, FL with en route stops at Indianapolis, IN, Louisville, KY, Nashville, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Atlanta, GA, Jacksonville, FL and Daytona Beach, FL.

Probable Cause:

The probable cause of this accident was the absence of reasonable notice to those operating and navigating the aircraft that an object had been erected, which constituted a hazard to the aircraft taking off.

Informationsquelle:
» CAB report


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Distance from Daytona Beach Municipal Airport, FL to Miami-36th Street Airport, FL as the crow flies is 382 km (239 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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