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Status:Final
Date:Saturday 8 March 1969
Time:18:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Zamrud Airlines
Registration: N65134
MSN: 19025
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:370 km (231.3 mls) off Hilo, HI, USA (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The DC-3 ditched in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii after both engines failed following loss of oil pressure. The airplane was being ferried to Zamrud Airlines in Indonesia.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
powerplant - lubricating system: other
miscellaneous acts,conditions - pressure,none
FACTORS:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - failure of two or more engines
miscellaneous acts,conditions - aircraft came to rest in water
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-2 engines
emergency circumstances - forced landing off airport on water

Classification:
Ditching

Sources:
» NTSB


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