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Last updated: 27 January 2022
Fecha:miércoles 20 enero 1954
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Operador:Zantop Air Transport
Registración: N49551
Numéro de série: 4940
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Kansas City, MO (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jackson-Reynolds Municipal Airport, MI (JXN/KJXN), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kansas City-Fairfax Field, KS, Estados Unidos de América
The Zantop DC-3 was on a runway 21 ADF approach when it crashed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The loss of control of the aircraft at an altitude too low to effect recovery. The loss of control resulted from an accumulation of ice and the use of de-icer boots at low air speeds."

» ICAO Accident Digest, Circular 47-AN/42 (49-51)


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Distance from Jackson-Reynolds Municipal Airport, MI to Kansas City-Fairfax Field, KS as the crow flies is 916 km (572 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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