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Last updated: 21 January 2022
Datum:Mittwoch 24 Juni 1981
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-209A
Fluggesellschaft:Nathaniel Hawthorne College
Kennzeichen: N18949
Werknummer: 2013
Baujahr: 1937
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:West Deering, NH (   USA)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Hawthorne-Feather Airpark, NH, USA
Flug nach:Melbourne International Airport, FL (MLB/KMLB), USA
Control was lost shortly after lift-off. The aircraft crashed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed"



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Hawthorne-Feather Airpark, NH to Melbourne International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1827 km (1142 miles).

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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