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Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 29 Februar 1968
Zeit:13:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Millers Aviation
Kennzeichen: N525W
Werknummer: 20054
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Statesville Municipal Airport, NC (SVH) (   USA)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Statesville Municipal Airport, NC (SVH/KSVH), USA
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
In poor weather conditions, blowing snow, the DC-3 suffered an engine failure on takeoff. The aircraft collided with trees.

Registration also quoted as N125H.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
pilot in command - improper operation of powerplant & powerplant controls
miscellaneous acts, conditions - anti-icing/deicing equipment-improper operation of/or failed to use
miscellaneous acts, conditions - ice-carburetor
FACTORS:
weather - conditions conducive to carb./induction system icing
pilot in command - failed to follow approved procedures,directives,etc.

Informationsquelle:
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