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Last updated: 21 January 2022
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Datum:Sonntag 31 Mai 1936
Zeit:21:04
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-172
Fluggesellschaft:Transcontinental & Western Air - TWA
Kennzeichen: NC14979
Werknummer: 1409
Baujahr: 1936
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:0,8 km (0.5 Meilen) E of Chicago Municipal Airport, IL (MDW) (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Newark Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), USA
Flug nach:Chicago Municipal Airport, IL (MDW/KMDW), USA
Unfallbericht:
Crashed half a mile east of the airfield on approach to runway 27L during strong gusts with one engine out.

Informationsquelle:
» World Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham


Fotos

photo of Douglas-DC-2-172-NC14979
accident date: 31-05-1936
type: Douglas DC-2-172
registration: NC14979
 

Map
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 Newark Airport, NJ to Chicago Municipal Airport, IL as the crow flies is 1133 km (708 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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