Vliegtuigongeval op 28 DEC 1973 met Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144) ZS-DAK - Durban-Louis Botha Airport (DUR)
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Datum:vrijdag 28 december 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Executive Funds
Registratie: ZS-DAK
Constructienummer: 1498
Bouwjaar: 1936
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 22
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 25
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:van Durban-Louis Botha Airport (DUR) (   Zuid-Afrika)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Durban-Louis Botha Airport (DUR/FADN), Zuid-Afrika
Beschrijving:
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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