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Datum:maandag 29 november 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-4B5F
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Kalitta Air
Registratie: N705CK
Constructienummer: 26413/1286
Bouwjaar: 2001-09-19 (20 years 3 months)
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney PW4056
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Groot
Plaats:between Santiago and Miami, FL (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport (SCL/SCEL), Chili
Vliegveld van aankomst:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Verenigde Staten
Kalitta Air flight K4538A, a Boeing 747-4B5F, lost a panel during a cargo flight from Santiago, Chile, to Miami, Florida, USA.
During a post flight inspection a panel appeared missing and top pieces of the right flap and the connecting rod were damaged, along with a hole in the fuselage.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: DCA22LA038
Language: English



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line is connecting ADS-B datapoints from Flightradar24.
De afstand tussen Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport en Miami International Airport, FL bedraagt 6638 km (4149 miles).

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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