Flugunfall 24 SEP 1973 einer Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation N566E - Gary Regional Airport, IN (GYY)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Montag 24 September 1973
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation
Fluggesellschaft:Holy Nation of Islam Inc
Kennzeichen: N566E
Werknummer: 4838
Baujahr: 1958
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Gary Regional Airport, IN (GYY) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Kansas City (unknown airport), MO, USA
Flug nach:Gary Regional Airport, IN (GYY/KGYY), USA
The co-pilot carried out the landing at Gary Airport, but didn't level off properly causing a heavy landing. The left main gear collapsed and a fire broke out.

Probable Cause:

copilot - improper level off
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure



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