Descripción del Accidente ASN 20 JUN 1944 Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4) 41-37277 - Millinocket, ME
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Fecha:martes 20 junio 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4)
Operated by:Trans World Airlines - TWA
On behalf of:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 41-37277
Numéro de série: 3067
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:55 km (34.4 milles) NW of Millinocket, ME (   Estados Unidos de América)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 1189 m (3901 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Stephenville Air Base, NL (YJT/CYJT), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Washington-National Airport, DC (DCA/KDCA), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The C-54 transport plane operated on a routine mail/cargo flight between England and Washington, DC, USA. The flight was operated by a crew supplied by Trans World Airlines.
On the final leg to Washington, the airplane flew into the south side of Fort Mountain at an elevation of about 3900 feet.

Fuentes:
» mewreckchasers.com
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 2: July 1943-July 1944 / Anthony J. Mireles
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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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 Stephenville Air Base, NL to Washington-National Airport, DC as the crow flies is 1815 km (1134 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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