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Estado:Final
Fecha:jueves 31 enero 1946
Hora:02:47
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-194H
Operador:United Airlines
Registración: NC25675
Numéro de série: 2147
Año de Construcción: 1939
Horas Totales de la Célula:16333
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 18 / Ocupantes: 18
Total:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 21
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Elk Mountain, WY (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Boise Air Terminal, ID (BOI/KBOI), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Denver (unknown airport), CO, Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo: 14
Descripción:
The crew made an unauthorized deviation from the airway, trying to reduce distance on a 'dog-leg' of the airway. The DC-3 collided with Elk Mountain 340 feet below the crest, at an elevation approximately 180 feet below its assigned cruising altitude (11,000 feet) and 4 1/2 miles south of Airway Green 3.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The deviation from the prescribed route at an altitude insufficient to assure adequate clearance over Elk Mountain."

Fuentes:
» CAB File No. 257-46


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 2256th loss
  • 708th accidente fatal
  • 55th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 203rd worst accident (actualmente)
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