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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 271198
 
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Date:21-JUN-1957
Time:10:51
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-6A
Owner/operator:Flying Tiger Line
Registration: N34953
MSN: 44677
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sandbar in Jamaica Bay southwest of New York Idlewild Airport, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:New York Idlewild Airport, NY
Destination airport:Dover, DE
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Power loss in all four engines right after take off, made wheels up emergency landing on a sandbar in Jamaica Bay. The cause of the accident was contaminated ADI fluid in the engines. The ADI tanks of the aircraft had been filled with Ethylene Glycol instead of Methanol-Water

Sources:

https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/33574


Revision history:

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26-Dec-2021 09:51 Cobar Updated [Embed code]
26-Dec-2021 10:26 Cobar Updated [Embed code]
26-Dec-2021 10:27 Cobar Updated [Embed code]
21-Jan-2022 12:21 Cobar Updated [Embed code]

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