Vliegtuigongeval op 01 MAY 1942 met Douglas DST-A-207A (DC-3) NC18146 - Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:vrijdag 1 mei 1942
Tijd:23:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DST-A-207A (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United Airlines
Registratie: NC18146
Constructienummer: 1978
Bouwjaar: 1938
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-S1C3-G
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 14 / inzittenden: 14
Totaal:slachtoffers: 17 / inzittenden: 17
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:6 km (3.8 mijl) NE of Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Oakland Municipal Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer:Trip 4
Beschrijving:
The aircraft impacted the side of a hill.

United Trip 4 was a passenger flight from San Francisco Municipal Airport, California, with New York, as its destination. Intermediate stops were scheduled, the first two of which were Oakland, California, and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
"The probable cause of the accident was a deviation from the proper course, for reasons undetermined, after the trip had become contact within ten miles of the airport."



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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Oakland Municipal Airport, CA en Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT bedraagt 938 km (587 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 47e ongeval
  • 22e dodelijk ongeval
  • 6e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 305e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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