NTSB Identification: MIA72AM038
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-3, registration: N1981W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4441   71/10/2 NR.ST MAARTEN,N.A.    DOUGLAS DC-3        CR-  0  0  2  MISCELLANEOUS             ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1310                    N1981W              PX-  0  0  1  FERRY                     29, 5253 TOTAL HOURS, 131
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ST CROIX,V.I.              ST MAARTEN,N.A.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           DITCHING                                                 LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL STARVATION
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-2 ENGINES
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON WATER
        REMARKS- CAUSE OF FUEL STARVATION UNDETERMINED. SANK IN NORTH ATLANTIC.

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