NTSB Identification: Unknown
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of FLYING TIGER LINE INC
Aircraft: LOCKHEED 1049H, registration: N6923C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0028  62/9/23    NO.ATLANTIC OCEAN   LOCKHEED 1049H      CR-  5  0  3  MIL CONTRACT PASSG INTL   AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2100                    N6923C              PX- 23  0 45                            44, 17500 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            4300 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - FLYING TIGER LINE,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GANDER,NEWFOUNDLAND         FRANKFURT,GERMANY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           DITCHING                                                 LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FIRE IN ENGINE
           PERSONNEL - FLIGHT ENGINEER: IMPROPER USE OF EQUIPMENT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OIL STARVATION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - RPM-UNCONTROLLABLE-OVERSPEED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FAILURE OF TWO OR MORE ENGINES
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-2 ENGINES
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON WATER
        REMARKS- 2 OF ACFTS 4 ENGS FAILED.IMPROPER ACTION OF FE DISABLED 3RD ENG.DITCHED 560 MI W SHANNON,IRELAND.

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