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Estado:Final
Fecha:miércoles 25 febrero 1948
Hora:06:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3C)
Operador:Bruning Aviation
Registración: NC36498
Numéro de série: 12527
Año de Construcción: 1944
Horas Totales de la Célula:3300
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Columbus, OH (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Pittsburgh (unknown airport), PA, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Columbus (unknown airport), OH, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The captain descended below minima while on an instrument approach to Columbus. The DC-3 struck trees and crashed at an elevation of 1140 feet; the minimum altitude for that part being 1600 feet.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the continuation of an instrument approach below an altitude sufficient to clear the terrain en route."

Fuentes:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 47)
» CAB File No. 1-0033


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