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Fecha:miércoles 22 noviembre 1950
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Operador:New Tribes Mission
Registración: N74586
Numéro de série: 19711
Año de Construcción: 1944
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:Mount Moran, WY (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Chico Airport, CA (CIC/KCIC), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Billings Municipal Airport, MT (BIL/KBIL), Estados Unidos de América
The DC-3C crashed into a mountain in fog. Three crew, eight children and ten adults were killed. Last radio contact was at 15:48.
A rescue party located the wreckage on November 25, at an elevation of 3414 m, but the extreme location of the crash made it impossible to recover the plane or the bodies.

» The Day 22 November 1950, p1
» Toledo Blade 22 November 1950, p1


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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 Chico Airport, CA to Billings Municipal Airport, MT as the crow flies is 1264 km (790 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 2895th loss
  • 1013th accidente fatal
  • 100th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 203rd worst accident (actualmente)
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