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americacan



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2015 3:49 pm    Post subject: N17318 Reply with quote

I am looking for this lost aircraft it was last seen at Willow Run Airport
Ypsilanti, Michigan about 1976 if have any Info. Email me at lk@americacanairways.com

Thank You
L.K.



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Doug Robertson



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2015 4:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Suggest you contact the FAA Aircraft Registry-at faa.gov Enter the N number without the N-that will direct you to a phone number to call re your N17318 request. The N number has not been reassigned, apparently.
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  N17318 Douglas DC-3B-202 c/n 1933 
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Helicopterfriend



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 22, 2015 1:20 am    Post subject: N17318 Douglas DC-3B-202 c/n 1933 Reply with quote

North Central Airlines from 4/56 - 6/68 and was "Withdrawn from use"

ref: http://rzjets.net/aircraft/?reg=205853

MERGED WITH SOUTHERN TO FORM REPUBLIC

ref: http://www.oocities.org/aeromoe/fleets/nc.html

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americacan



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 1:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The N17318 is now assigned to Airport & aircraft Museum in Onaway Mi.
But we do not know where the plane is..

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twami



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:14 pm    Post subject: Re: N17318 Reply with quote

americacan wrote:
I am looking for this lost aircraft it was last seen at Willow Run Airport
Ypsilanti, Michigan about 1976 if have any Info. Email me at twami@frontier.com or call the Museum at 877-429-4608

Thank You
L.K.

  N17318 
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L-5jockey



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:51 pm    Post subject: N17318 Reply with quote

Reported as 'destroyed' 30 Jan 1972 at BFA / KBFA Boyne Airfield (Boyne Falls, MI).
There are reports of wreckage/hulk/fuselage transported to Onaway,MI.

Last reported as registered to Douglas Flying Club before 1972.

You can order a CD with all available photo-copies of documents related to this registeration number /airframe.

https://www.faa.gov/licenses_certificates/aircraft_certification/aircraft_registry/copies_aircraft_records/

$10.00 per CD (one airframe per CD) - Fast turn around by FAA OKC..


NTSB Identification: CHI72AC062

14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-3, registration: N17318
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FILE DATE LOCATION AIRCRAFT DATA INJURIES FLIGHT PILOT DATA
F S M/N PURPOSE
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3-2263 72/1/30 BOYNE FALLS,MICH DOUGLAS DC-3 CR- 0 0 4 NONCOMMERCIAL ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
TIME - 1717 N17318 PX- 0 0 8 CORP/EXEC 37, 9475 TOTAL HOURS, 735
DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL OT- 0 0 0 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
RATED.
NAME OF AIRPORT - BOYNE FALLS
DEPARTURE POINT INTENDED DESTINATION
BOYNE FALLS,MICH CLEVELAND,OHIO
TYPE OF ACCIDENT PHASE OF OPERATION
GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE TAKEOFF: RUN
COLLIDED WITH: SNOWBANK TAKEOFF: RUN
PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
WEATHER - OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION
FACTOR(S)
WEATHER - ICING CONDITIONS-INCLUDES SLEET,FREEZING RAIN,ETC.
MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ICE-WINDSHIELD
WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
SKY CONDITION CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED 2500
VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
3 MILES OR LESS SNOW
OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE TEMPERATURE-F
NONE 0
WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
270 5
TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
VFR IFR
REMARKS- ATTEMPTED T/O WITH FROST ON WINDSHIELD.OBS SAW PLT WITH HIS HEAD OUT SIDE WINDOW DURING ROLL.

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