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Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 10 März 1948
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-1-DC (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:American Airlines
Kennzeichen: NC90426
Werknummer: 10433
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 33
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 36
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tulsa International Airport, OK (TUL) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Tulsa International Airport, OK (TUL/KTUL), USA
Flug nach:Los Angeles Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), USA
Unfallbericht:
The nosewheel struck a snowdrift on takeoff. The damage prevented the nosegear from being raised. The flight continued to Dallas-Love Field where a safe landing was carried out. Reportedly damaged beyond repair as a result of this mishap.



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Distance from Tulsa International Airport, OK to Los Angeles Airport, CA as the crow flies is 2046 km (1279 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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