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Datum:woensdag 22 december 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3C)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Johnson Flying Service
Registratie: N24320
Constructienummer: 20197
Bouwjaar: 1944
Aantal vlieguren:5738
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-S1C3-G
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 23
Totaal:slachtoffers: 10 / inzittenden: 28
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:3 km (1.9 mijl) SE of Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Airport, PA (AGC) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Airport, PA (AGC/KAGC), Verenigde Staten
Ditched in Monongahela River following fuel exhaustion. The aircraft was on a civil air movement flight of military personnel to Tacoma. The airplane was repaired.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Fuel exhaustion brought about by inadequate flight planning. Contributing factors were inadequate crew supervision and training."

» ICAO Accident Digest, Circular 47-AN/42 (205-210)
» The Pittsburgh Press - Dec 23, 1954


photo of Douglas-C-47A-N24320
accident date: 22-12-1954
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: N24320

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Newark International Airport, NJ en Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Airport, PA bedraagt 485 km (303 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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