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Estado:
Fecha:sábado 10 noviembre 1962
Hora:14:37
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-25-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Air Vietnam
Registración: XV-NID
Numéro de série: 32822/16074
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 24
Total:Fatalidades: 27 / Ocupantes: 27
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:20 km (12.5 milles) NNW of Da Nang Airport (DAD) (   Vietnam)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Hue-Phu Bai Airport (HUI/VVPB), Vietnam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Descripción:
The Air Vietnam DC-3 took off from Hue at 0620 GMT for a flight to Da Nang. After some difficulties in establishing radio communications with Da Nang, the flight obtained weather conditions and runway in use at Da Nang. The DC-3 crew replied that they would report on the downwind leg of runway 35. Da Nang requested the plane's position and ETA, but received no reply. The wreckage was later found on a mountain at an elevation of 550 m, 19,6 km NW of Da Nang Airport.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident probably resulted from a navigational error in adverse meteorological conditions."

Fuentes:
» ICAO Accident Digest No.14 Volume I, Circular 71-AN/63 (71-73)


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Distance from Hue-Phu Bai Airport to Da Nang Airport as the crow flies is 66 km (41 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
  • 3620th loss
  • 1422nd accidente fatal
  • 45th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 81st worst accident (actualmente)
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  • 22nd worst accident (actualmente)
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