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Datum:vrijdag 27 september 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7CF
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Universal Airlines
Registratie: N7466
Constructienummer: 45090/747
Bouwjaar: 1956
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Cherry Point MCAS, NC (NKT) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Cherry Point MCAS, NC (KNKT), Verenigde Staten
The pilot failed to initiate a go around when he didn't see the runway on finals and the aircraft crashed. Visibility was poor due to fog and a 100-feet ceiling.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - improper ifr operation
pilot in command - failed to follow approved procedures,directives,etc.
weather - low ceiling
weather - fog

» NTSB File 1-0041


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