- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 19, 1960
Time: 06:02
Location: Agana, Guam, Mariana Islands
Operator: World Airways
Flight #: 830/18
Route: Guam - Wake Island
AC Type: Douglas DC-6AB
Registration: N90779
cn / ln: 44914/646
Aboard: 94   (passengers:86  crew:8)
Fatalities: 80   (passengers:73  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft was carrying American servicemen and dependants. Less than a minute after taking off, the aircraft crashed on Mt. Barrigada bursting into flames on impact. The casualties were more attributable to the effects of the fire than the crash. Failure of the pilot to comply with published departure procedures by initiating a right turn before attaining an altitude of 1,000 ft.
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