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Datum:vrijdag 23 april 1965
Tijd:14:23
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aaxico Airlines
Registratie: N6541C
Constructienummer: 45369/984
Bouwjaar: 1958
Aantal vlieguren:18315
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Mt Rainier, WA (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Seattle-Boeing Field International Airport, WA (BFI/KBFI), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Vluchtnummer:1422A
Beschrijving:
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."

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


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