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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 9 noviembre 1965
Hora:19:34
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Federal Aviation Agency - FAA
Registración: N52
Numéro de série: 20419
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Coraopolis, PA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Inspección/Búsqueda
Aeropuerto de Salida:Pittsburgh-Greater Pittsburgh Airport, PA (PIT/KPIT), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Pittsburgh-Greater Pittsburgh Airport, PA (PIT/KPIT), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The C-47 aircraft operated on a flight to check the ILS of the Greater Pittsburgh Airport in Pennsylvania, USA. During the flight both engines lost power as a result fuel starvation. The flight crew carried out a forced landing during which the aircraft struck trees.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
powerplant - fuel system: selector valves
pilot in command - mismanagement of fuel
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fuel starvation
FACTORS:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - failure of two or more engines
miscellaneous acts,conditions - leak/leakage
miscellaneous acts,conditions - inattentive to fuel supply
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-2 engines
emergency circumstances - forced landing off airport on land

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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