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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Friday 10 April 1959
Type:Boeing 377 Stratocruiser 10-26
Operator:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Registration: N1033V
C/n / msn: 15933/31
First flight: 1949-05-22 (9 years 11 months)
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-B6
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Juneau International Airport, AK (JNU) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA), United States of America
Destination airport:Juneau International Airport, AK (JNU/PAJN), United States of America
Narrative:
The Boeing 377, named "Clipper Midnight Sun", undershot on finals and collided with an embankment. The aircraft caught fire.

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Sources:
» St. Petersburg Times - Apr 11, 1959


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Distance from Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA to Juneau International Airport, AK as the crow flies is 1450 km (906 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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