Descripción del Accidente ASN 28 DEC 1973 Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144) ZS-DAK - Durban-Louis Botha Airport (DUR)
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Estado:
Fecha:viernes 28 diciembre 1973
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144)
Operador:Executive Funds
Registración: ZS-DAK
Numéro de série: 1498
Año de Construcción: 1936
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 22
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 25
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Durban-Louis Botha Airport (DUR) (   Sudáfrica)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Durban-Louis Botha Airport (DUR/FADN), Sudáfrica
Descripción:
The no. 1 engine stopped when the DC-3 was turning onto final approach. The gear was raised. Shortly afterwards, the no. 2 engine also stopped. Fuel valve selectors were switched, but of no avail. The aircraft was turned towards the beach and was ditched successfully. One passenger (non-swimmer) drowned.



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photo of Douglas-C-49E-ZS-DAK
accident date: 28-12-1973
type: Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144)
registration: ZS-DAK
photo of Douglas-C-49E-ZS-DAK
accident date: 28-12-1973
type: Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144)
registration: ZS-DAK
photo of Douglas-C-49E-ZS-DAK
accident date: 28-12-1973
type: Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144)
registration: ZS-DAK
photo of Douglas-C-49E-ZS-DAK
accident date: 28-12-1973
type: Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144)
registration: ZS-DAK
 
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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