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Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 15 Februar 1970
Zeit:ca. 18:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Fluggesellschaft:Dominicana de Aviacion
Kennzeichen: HI-177
Werknummer: 47500/546
Baujahr: 1969
Betriebsstunden:354
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 97 / Insassen: 97
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 102 / Insassen: 102
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ) (   Dominikanische Republik)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ/MDSD), Dominikanische Republik
Flug nach:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ),
Flugnummer:DO603
Unfallbericht:
About two minutes after takeoff one of the two engines lost power. The crew tried to return by initiating a right turn, but the aircraft descended rapidly until impacting the sea.
Among those killed were the the coach and eleven players of Puerto Rico's women's national volleyball team,[

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Distance from Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport to San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport as the crow flies is 385 km (240 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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