Accident Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4) PI-C100, Saturday 11 January 1947
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Date:Saturday 11 January 1947
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4)
Owner/operator:Far East Air Transport
Registration: PI-C100
MSN: 3106
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 42
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:130 km W off Laoag, Philippines -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Shanghai (unknown airport)
Destination airport:Manila Airport (MNL/RPLL)
Narrative:
An in-flight fire in the no. 2 engine forced the crew to ditch the plane.

Sources:

Piston Engine Airliner Production List / A.B. Eastwood, J. Roach, 1996
WAAS

Statistics

  • 92nd worst accident in 1947
  • 104th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 14th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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