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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Date:Friday 17 February 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Operator:Skyways International
Registration: N6523C
MSN: 43523/230
First flight: 1952
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Laguna de Brus (   Honduras)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Forced landing in the shallow water of Laguna de Brus; damaged beyond repair.

Forced landing outside airport


photo of Douglas-DC-6B-N6523C
accident date: 17-02-1978
type: Douglas DC-6B
registration: N6523C
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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