Descripción del Accidente ASN 04 NOV 1951 Douglas C-47D (DC-3) 45-931 - San Gabriel Mountains, CA
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Fecha:martes 4 diciembre 1951
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 45-931
Numéro de série: 34193/16934
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:San Gabriel Mountains, CA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:San Bernardino-Norton AFB, CA (SBD/KSBD), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Long Beach Airport, CA (LGB/KLGB), Estados Unidos de América
The Douglas C-47D departed San Bernardino-Norton AFB, CA in marginal VFR conditions at 1930 hours local time on a flight to Long Beach, CA.
Approximately fifteen minutes later the aircraft crashed in the rugged San Gabriel Mountains many miles from the intended flight path.



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Distance from San Bernardino-Norton AFB, CA to Long Beach Airport, CA as the crow flies is 89 km (56 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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