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Fecha:viernes 23 abril 1965
Hora:14:23
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A
Operador:Aaxico Airlines
Registración: N6541C
Numéro de série: 45369/984
Año de Construcción: 1958
Horas Totales de la Célula:18315
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mt Rainier, WA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Seattle-Boeing Field International Airport, WA (BFI/KBFI), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Número de Vuelo:1422A
Descripción:
The DC-6 struck the a snow covered glacier on the west slope of Mt Rainier at an elevation of 10200 feet msl (3108 m).

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The improper correlation of the aircraft position with respect to obstructing terrain while continuing the flight on a VFR flight plan in instrument weather conditions."

Fuentes:
» CAB Aircraft Accident Report File No. 1-0016


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