Incident Douglas C-54B-DC (DC-4) NC88897, Thursday 19 December 1946
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Date:Thursday 19 December 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54B-DC (DC-4)
Owner/operator:Pan American Airways
Registration: NC88897
MSN: 10476
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 45
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Moisant Airport, New Orleans, LA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Merida, Mexico
Destination airport:Moisant Airport, New Orleans, LA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Hit trees while landing in overcast, made an overshoot and and an emergency landing at Mobile, AL.
Engines #1,2 and 3 badly damaged. Right stabilizer badly damaged right fuel tank ruptured.


Revision history:

22-Dec-2021 16:22 Cobar Added
22-Dec-2021 16:23 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type]

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