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Estado:Final
Fecha:lunes 8 marzo 1948
Hora:ca 18:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Eagle Air Freight
Registración: NC64722
Numéro de série: 10052
Año de Construcción: 1943
Horas Totales de la Célula:3534
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca San Jose, CA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Seattle (unknown airport), WA, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Francisco Municipal Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The DC-3 crashed into a canyon on the west side of Mount Hamilton at an altitude of 1800 feet. Weather at the destination was not too good: 700 feet ceiling and 3 miles visibility.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the flight's deviation from its clearance and from approved instrument procedure."

Fuentes:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 47)
» CAB File No. 1-0056


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