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Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Datum:Freitag 9 Dezember 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Unknown
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Baja California (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Punta Abreojos Airport (AJS), Mexiko
Flug nach:Ensenada Airport (ESE/MMES), Mexiko
Unfallbericht:
Disappeared over Pacific Ocean. It was being reported in local press that the aircraft carried seven thousand pounds of live lobsters.

The aircraft was owned by a fishing company from Ensenada.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo 12 December 1949,p8
» El Siglo de Torreón, 12 December 1949, p1
» El Siglo de Torreón, 28 December 1949, p.1, 3


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Distance from Punta Abreojos Airport to Ensenada Airport as the crow flies is 632 km (395 miles).

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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