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Last updated: 20 April 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 14 enero 1936
Hora:19:32
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-120
Operador:American Airlines
Registración: NC14274
Numéro de série: 1307
Año de Construcción: 1934
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 14
Total:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 17
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Goodwin, AR (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Memphis Municipal Airport, TN (MEM/KMEM), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Little Rock National Airport, AR (LIT/KLIT), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:Trip 1
Descripción:
The DC-2 crashed into swampland near Goodwin, AR. The three crew (Capt Marshall, co-pilot Greenland, stewardess Casparini) and the 14 passengers died. The aircraft broke up in the accident.

The aircraft operated Trip 1, a service from Newark, NJ to Fort Worth, TX. En route stops were planned at Camden, NJ, Washington, DC, Nashville, TN, Memphis, TN, Little Rock, AR and Dallas, TX.

Probable Cause:

Probable Cause: "Based on the knowledge or information in possession of this agency, it is the opinion of the Bureau of Air Commerce that, although flying at a low altitude may have contributed to the cause of this accident, the probable cause or causes thereof cannot be determined."

Fuentes:
» CAB Report


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Distance from Memphis Municipal Airport, TN to Little Rock National Airport, AR as the crow flies is 207 km (129 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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