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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Date:Saturday 13 June 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Conner Air Lines
Registration: N1549V
MSN: 13480
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU) (   Puerto Rico)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Puerto Rico
Destination airport:Saint Thomas Airport (STT/TIST), U.S. Virgin Islands
The DC-3 transport plane was ditched in the sea off San Juan. The NTSB reported that it was not an emergency landing and that "the aircraft was capable of normal operations."

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Pilot-intentional ditching."



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport to Saint Thomas Airport as the crow flies is 108 km (68 miles).

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