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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 30 October 1941
Time:22:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-277B
Operator:American Airlines
Registration: NC25663
C/n / msn: 2207
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 20
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:St. Thomas, ON (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Buffalo Airport, NY, United States of America
Destination airport:Chicago (unknown airport), IL, United States of America
Narrative:
Lost control and crashed into a plowed field.

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: CAB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 134 days (4 months)
Accident number: File No. 5669-41
Download report: Final report


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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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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 31st loss
  • 18th fatal accident
  • 2nd worst accident (at the time)
  • 223rd worst accident (currently)
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