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Last updated: 28 October 2021
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 12 agosto 1953
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R6D-1 (DC-6)
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 131586
Numéro de série: 43689/319
Año de Construcción: 1953
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Springfield-Westover AFB, MA (CEF) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Springfield-Westover AFB, MA (CEF/KCEF), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Springfield-Westover AFB, MA (CEF/KCEF), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The R6D took off from Westover AFB on a training flight. At a height of 200 feet after takeoff the airplane suddenly banked, A wing struck the ground. The plane then cartwheeled and burned.

Fuentes:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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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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