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Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 3 April 1940
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-112
Fluggesellschaft:Transcontinental & Western Air - TWA
Kennzeichen: NC13786
Werknummer: 1296
Baujahr: 1935
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Airport, PA (AGC) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Airport, PA (AGC/KAGC), USA
Unfallbericht:
The DC-2 suffered a runway excursion and went down an embankment after night time landing in a storm.

Informationsquelle:
» World Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
» San Bernardino Sun 5 April 1940, p2


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